1659 Highway 119 South . Guyton, GA 31312 P: 912.772.7001 . F: 912.772.7005


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  • This Friday, August 22nd, is Fall Picture Day here at ECMS.  ECMS students will have their individual color portraits completed, so please be sure they dress their best (see dress code reminders in the parent newsletter)! Students who wish to purchase picture packages may do so on Friday by providing cash, check, or money order with their completed Leonard’s order form. However, pictures and additional products may also be ordered online at www.leonards.com/photoprepay .  Just be sure to use the online password:  C31946.

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  • 2014-2015 Schedules Released on Thursday, August 1, 2014 via Parent Portal
    Students and parents will be able to access the ECMS 2014-2015 student schedules via Parent Portal on Thursday, August 1, 2014 beginning at 5:00 pm.   If you are having trouble accessing Parent Portal, you may contact Bonnie Moore at 912-772-7001 for information about your account.
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    Congratulations to Effingham County Middle School for receiving the Reward School designation as a "High-Progress School"!  Parents are encouraged to review this letter for the Notification of School Status for ECMS.  For the Spanish version, please view the document En Espanol.
    Join us in congratulating Blandford, Marlow, and Rincon Elementary Schools for receiving the Reward School designation for “Highest Performing School” and Marlow Elementary for receiving the Reward School designation for “High-Progress School.”  Please feel free to review this Notification of School Status for the Effingham School District.  For the Spanish version, please view La Notificacion Para el Distrito En Espanol.
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  • Panther Sports
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  • ECMS  Panther Activity Passes on sale now!  Each pass is $35.00.  This pass will allow you to attend all home games for all 
    home sporting events at ECMS (except playoff games).  It will also
    give free admission to the students for the homecoming
    social and prom.  If you are interested in purchasing a
    pass, contact Glenn Smith, Athletic Director room 814. 
    Thank you for your support of our student-athletes.
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Our Mission
The mission of Effingham County Middle School is to provide a high quality education through a structured and differentiated learning environment.
A note from our Principal
Whether this is your first or third year on the ECMS campus, I welcome your return to our school and look forward to working with each of you in order to provide the best possible learning environment for all of our students. I encourage all of you to become involved in our many programs such as fine arts, athletics, academics, and club activities. Read more
New to the area?
If you are new to the district, you may find these areas of our website to be helpful:
  • Newcomers - Get information about the area including utilities, county government, city and school resources.
  • Data Dashboard - Learn how Effingham County makes the grade by visiting our data reporting area, with links to district/school report cards as well as graduation rates and population statistics.