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Mailing Address:  PO Drawer 989, Morganton, NC 28680
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District News

  • Chesterfield student wins spelling bee         Gracyn V., a fifth-grader at Chesterfield Elementary School, won the 2016-17 Spelling Bee. Michaela L. from Rutherford College Elementary School was the runner-up. The spelling bee lasted ...
    Posted by Cheryl Shuffler
  • October School & Family Magazine The latest edition of Burke County School & Family Magazine is available electronically. Click here for exciting news about students experiencing sustainable agriculture, a local graduate who has returned to North ...
    Posted by Cheryl Shuffler
  • Old Mountain View building to open briefly to public The old Mountain View Elementary School building will be open to the public from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10. Former students and school employees ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2016, 1:48 PM by Cheryl Shuffler
  • Board of Education Meeting Public Notice The Burke County Board of Education will meet on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 6:00 PM.  The meeting will be held in the Olive Hill Room at the West ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2016, 11:51 AM by Bcps Bcps
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BCPS Strategic Plan

Burke County Public Schools is encouraging Parents/Guardians and Community Members to complete this brief survey. This survey will not collect your name, email, or location - so please feel free to share your honest anonymous feedback. Your answers will help Burke County Public Schools to develop the district goals and objectives that will be included in our "District Strategic Plan 2022 - A Roadmap for Our Schools and Community."

Parent/Guardian Survey

Community Members Survey

Substitute Teacher Training

Burke County Public Schools will hold a training session for anyone interested in becoming a substitute teacher at 9 a.m. and again at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Central Office, 700 E. Parker Road. Those who are interested will need to submit an online application, criminal background check release form, 3 classified references and a official copy of their transcripts (at least an associate's degree or 48 transferable credit hours). Visit the BCPS HR page for

Student Supplemental Insurance

Parents, did you know you can take out supplemental insurance on your children through QBE, Inc.? Accident plans and options include 24-hour coverage, at-school coverage, extended dental coverage and football coverage. Online enrollment and payment options are available at Click here for documents and instructions.