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

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  • notice Rescheduled Board Meeting
    The Board Meeting set for October 16 has been rescheduled for October 23. The time has changed to 2:00 pm.
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  • Graduation Test Registration
    Students who wish to take the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) and the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) may do so by completing an online registration form. The tests are offered on certain dates so be sure to check the testing schedule. View the registration page.
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  • School Menus
    October Menus October Menus Posted
    Click here to download printable menus.
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  • Second Annual Tickled Pink 5K
    The Effingham County High School FFA will host the second annual Tickled Pink for a Cure Breast Cancer 5K on September 27 at ECHS. Early registration is open until 9/15 and a t-shirt is guaranteed with early registration. Early registration is $25 for ages 10 and over and $15 for 10 and under.  Registration will be open until race day and is $35 for all ages.  Proceeds will be used locally for mammogram screenings. 
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  • The Giver
    The classic book, The Giver by Lois Lowry, is coming to theaters on August 15. The author will be a special guest at the Savannah Children's Book Festival on November 15. View the flyer for information and free bookmarks.
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  • Uniform Policy Reference Chart
    Updates to the Uniform Policy for the 2014-15 school year can be viewed by downloading this reference chart. Please review our Back to School article above for more valuable information to help you start the school year.
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  • 2014-15 Academic Calendar
    Parents are encouraged to review the calendar for the 2014-15 school year. Click here for the printable version.
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  • District Announces 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.