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Mission Statement

The mission of Burke County Public Schools is to educate diverse learners, nurture their potentials, and empower them to be competitive, successful, and productive citizens.

Vision Statement 

BCPS, a world-class model of exemplary education, inspires students to be life-long learners who can compete successfully on the global stage and contribute to their community as productive citizens



District News

  • Supper is now served at Forest Hill                                   Forest Hill Elementary School’s cafeteria will soon ring the bell for three meals a day. Burke County Public Schools and Chartwells has moved its Eat Well After the Bell ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2017, 1:59 PM by Cheryl Shuffler
  • Burke County Board of Education Meeting The Burke County Board of Education will meet on Monday September 18, 2017 at 6pm.  The meeting will be held in the Olive Hill Room at the Olive Hill Resource ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2017, 11:17 AM by Bcps Bcps
  • Simmons named Principal of the Year; Childers named Assistant Principal of the Year When people ask Freedom High School Principal Felicia Simmons how many kids she has, she takes the enrollment number at her school and adds three to it. Simmon’s motto ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2017, 7:44 AM by Cheryl Shuffler
  • BCPS ranks in top 25 percent of best districts in state   A few weeks into a new school year and Burke County Public Schools has found its niche on a list of best schools districts in the state. The website k12 ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2017, 7:31 AM by Cheryl Shuffler
  • Burke County Board of Education Meeting The Burke County Board of Education will have a work session on Monday September 11, 2017 at 6pm.  The meeting will be held in the Conference Room #10 at Olive ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 12:30 PM by Bcps Bcps
  • Board of Education Meeting Public Notice:  The Burke County Board of Education will meet on Monday August 21, 2017 at 6pm.  The meeting will be held in the Olive Hill Room at the Olive ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2017, 1:29 PM by Bcps Bcps
  • Board of Education Public Notice The Burke County Board of Education will have a work session on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 6:00PM. The meeting will be held in Conference Room #10 at ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2017, 11:07 AM by Bcps Bcps
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