405 North Ash Street . Springfield, GA 31329 P: 912.754.6491 . F: 912.754.7033


  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Poster & Essay Contest
    The theme for this year's poster and essay contest is: "Continuing Dr. King's Legacy With Love, Peace, and Justice" submitted by Nikeera Gadsden, a 10th grader at ECHS. The deadline for submissions is December 15.

    Click here for contest information.
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  • Title I, Federal Programs Host District Shared Decision-Making Meeting

    Effingham County Board of Education invites you to attend a Title I A, Federal Programs District Shared Decision-Making meeting to be held on Friday, December 4th at 9:00 a.m. The goal of this meeting will be to provide parents and community members with information about the Effingham County School District’s federal programs and how each program functions in each of the Title I schools.

    In addition, attendees will receive information concerning parental involvement in our school system. All parents will be able to drop in, review, and provide input for revisions on the Title I district and schools’ required documents from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This meeting will be held at the Effingham County Board of Education in the Board Room located at 405 North Ash Street in Springfield, GA. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Sandra W. Nethels at (912) 754-5628 or (912)754-5629.

    Programas Federales del Titulo I - Reunión del Distrito para el Compartido en la Toma de Decisiones

    La Junta de Educación del Condado de Effingham le invita asistir la reunión de los Programas Federales del Título I que se llevara a cabo el Viernes, 4 de Diciembre a las 9:00 a.m. El propósito de esta reunión será a compartir con los padres y los miembros de la comunidad información sobre los programas federales, y a explicar cómo cada programa funciona entre las escuelas del Título I del distrito.

    Además, participantes recibirán información sobre la participación de los padres en nuestro sistema escolar. Todos los padres tendrán oportunidad entre las 9:00 a.m. y las 12:00 p.m. de revisar nuestros documentos federales del distrito y de las escuelas y proporcionar sus ideas hacia las revisiones. Esta reunión se llevará a cabo en la sala del consejo de la Junta del Condado de Effingham (405 North Ash Street en Springfield, GA) . Si usted tiene alguna pregunta , por favor póngase en contacto con la Dra. Sandra W. Nethels al ( 912 ) 754-5628 o con Mariella Manhatton al (912) 772-7001.

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  • School Menus

    December Menus December Menus Posted
    Click here to download printable menus.

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  • State Health Benefit Plan Video Guide

    SHBP Video Guide

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  • Parent University
    The Parent University classes will be held September 19, February 6, and April 16. View the flyer for more information or download the registration form and schedule.
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  • Bus Drivers Needed
    Start a new career or just earn extra cash! View our flier for more information.
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  • Free & Reduced Lunch Applications
    Applications for Free & Reduced lunches can now be completed online! Use the link below or visit our Nutritional Services website for additional information.
    Free & Reduced Lunch Application
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  • Uniform Policy Update
    The Uniform Policy for the 2015-16 school year can be viewed by downloading this document. Small updates have been made and are noted in red text.
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  • 2015-16 Academic Calendar
    Click here to download or print
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  • District Online Learning Guidelines 
    In a cooperative effort with GaVS, ECSD encourages students to consider an online option for either courses that are not locally available or for courses the student may believe themselves to be more successful in when taken in an online environment. Interested parents and students should read the guidelines for Virtual School Classes.
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mission & vision

Welcome to the  website for the Effingham County School District!
Our Mission
As a community of learners, in cooperation with stakeholders, our mission is:
To provide rigorous and relevant instruction in a safe environment to enable all students to obtain a high school diploma as a foundation for post secondary success. 
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.