SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES
Wed., July 30, 2014
4-6 p.m. Elementary
5-7 p.m. Middle/High
for a Back to School Toolkit
State Releases School-Level CRCT Scores
Mixed Results for Elementary; Middle Grades Post Positive Results
Superintendent Shares How Future Student & Teacher Success Will Be Ensured & Measured in Future
The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) released school-level Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) results June 8. This was the last administration of the statewide assessment for third through eighth-grade students, as a new testing tool will be used beginning second semester. Overall scores for Bulloch County Schools revealed room for improvement in some younger elementary grades, but higher achievement levels for older elementary and middle grades.
Shopping for School Supplies?
The new school year will begin Friday, August 1. Many local retailers will soon begin stocking their stores with school supplies. To help you be prepared when you begin your back-to-school shopping, here's a master supply list by grade and by school. We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, July 30, for Open House. Remember to check out our Back to School Toolkit for other information you may need to start the new year.
School System Hosts Training for Substitue Teachers
Bulloch County Schools will host two training sessions in September (TBA) for persons interested in serving the school district as a substitute for the 2014-2015 school year. The training consists of two sessions covering the "The Sub-Hub" and the "Code of Ethics" videos, with 20 seats available per session. Online registration for the training opens on August 1, and is on a first-come-first-serve basis. No early registrations will be accepted, so please wait until it is posted on the Applitrak area of the school system's website. If you are a certified teacher with a valid teaching certificate, please contact Charlisa Osgood at 912-212-8517 or email@example.com. For more information about substitute teaching, click here .
To apply applicants must meet the following requirements :
State Releases District CRCT Results
CRCT: 8th Graders Exceed All State Pass Rates
5th - 8th Graders Exceed State Pass Rates on 15 of 20 Tested Areas
The Georgia Department of Education released preliminary district-level Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) results today, and Bulloch County Schools’ scores reflected the statewide trend of eighth graders posting higher pass rates. In fact the school district’s eighth- grade students surpassed the state’s percentage of students meeting or exceeding standards in all five tested areas (reading, English language arts, math, science and social studies). BCS’s fifth- through eighth-grade students outpaced state pass rates on a total of 15 out of 20 tested areas. State officials will release more detailed school-level scores by July 10.
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