Val and Sal Outstanding Seniors Congratulations to Bainbridge High's 2020 Star Student, Hannah Sprenkle, and her selected Star Teacher, Mr. Jodie Sprenkle. Mrs. Griffin, a dental hygienist, visited Mrs. McMillan's PreK class to teach all about dental health. 4th Graders Save Freddy the Worm 21st Century Parent Kickoff Art Club 4th Grade Book Buddies read with Pre-K students in JWE Media Center BHS PLC and First National Bank Parent Family Engagement Enchanted Forest Readers Bainbridge Public Safety donates gloves to JWE walkers for winter. Get Plugged In Girls Softball Smokey the Bear and the Georgia Forestry Department visit JWE Pre-K students. Decatur County Schools Police Elementary Student Technology Competition Science Class Early Literacy First Day of School!! STEM Design DCBOE Mission Statement Interact Club shopping for adopt-a-family
Board of Education Mrs. Worsley's students are studying fish classification, natural selection, and speciation, using fresh fish from Lake Seminole. Mrs. Thomas'  PreCal Class

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The Bearcat Way


Updated 8-7-20  

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Our Vision and Mission

Excellence, Engagement and Accountability…..for all.

To empower all students to 
engage and succeed in a global society 
by providing rigorous and equitable opportunities,
nurturing environments, sustained partnerships,
college and career readiness and character development.

Strategic Objectives

  • Increase student achievement and success
  • Develop and improve organizational effectiveness
  • Implement technology for teaching and learning
  • Develop and improve stakeholder engagement, satisfaction, and loyalty
  • Support a positive school system culture and climate

System Non-Negotiables

  • Put student needs first
  • Be positive and respectful
  • Be consistent
  • Build trustful and relevant relationships
  • Provide all stakeholders with a voice

Teaching and Learning Non-Negotiables

  • Increase student engagement
  • Increase rigor and relevance
  • Increase use of instructional technology
  • Increase teacher collaboration









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Decatur County School System
100 South West Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Phone:  229-248-2200
Fax:  229-248-6337