Decatur County Board of Education

Superintendent's Message

Superintendent’s Message 2016-2017 It has been just a few short months since the graduation of the class of 2016. During the summer those graduates have begun the next chapter of their lives by enrolling in colleges, technical schools, joining the military or the work force. We wish them all the very best in the next chapter of their lives as they move into the world and represent ...

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Attention Parents: Please complete the following survey Attention Parents

The Georgia Parent Survey contains 24 questions and you may complete the survey using a personal computer, smartphones or tablet.  For parents that do not have access to the Internet, please contact your school to schedule time to come in and complete survey on a school device or contact Dr. Cheryl guy the District Parent Involvement Coordinator. We encourage you to take the opportunity to give us feedback and the data collected via the survey will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.  Results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.  The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.

Georgia Parent Survey:

Thank you for your time and for being "plugged in" as a stakeholder of the Decatur County School System. 

2016-2017 School Calendar

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OUR Mission

Excellence, Engagement and Accountability…..for all.

OUR Vision
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 students first
  • Be positive and respectful
  • Be consistent
  • Build trustful and relevant relationships
  • Provide all stakehoders with a voice

Teaching and Learning Non-Negotiables

  • Increase student engagement
  • Increase rigor and relevance
  • Increase use of instructional technology
  • Increase teacher collaboration
Decatur County School System
100 South West Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Phone:  229-248-2200
Fax:  229-248-2252