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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

Burke County Public Schools, 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.


We Believe ...

In preparing all students for the workforce and higher education opportunities;

In partnerships with parents, stakeholders, the community, business and industry;

In equipping teachers and students with technology backed by training on using technology for instruction;

In exposing students to science, technology, engineering, art, agriculture and math;

In improving opportunities for all students through the lens of equity and social justice;

In Accentuating the Positive;

In Igniting Learning for a Brighter Future!


2016-2017 System Goals 

  • Customer Service
  • Ongoing and Specific Professional Development: technology instructional use, instructional rounds, Ed Camps
  • Developing district leaders via a Leadership Academy: Principals, Teacher Leaders, Beginning Teachers, assistant principals, and aspiring principals
  • District wide Anti-Bullying program
  • Utilizing the Central Office Instructional evaluation for 2016-2017
  • Establish BCPS Foundation with Charter Board members
  • Continue to promote Burke County Public Schools
  • Introduction to Project Lead the Way: Engineering in Patton and East Burke
  • Pilot Video Conference/Virtual classrooms
  • Continue to improve Child Nutrition program with Chartwells
  • Continue to promote staff education and certifications to add value to BCPS
  • Continue to work with local partners to prepare our students for the work force and for further secondary education
  • Seek input from Parents/Community/teachers via surveys on academic competitions:
  • Advocate for all students through the lens of equity