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




     Well-informed parents are more likely to become highly-involved parents!  And, highly involved parents are more likely to have academically successful children.  So, stay in-the-know and get full details about ECMS school-wide functions and upcoming community events by clicking on the link to the right entitled “ECMS Newsletters for Parents”.  à


     Parents, would you like to get ECMS information and reminders from Mrs. Manhatton (ECMS Parent Liaison) directly to your cell phone? Now, it’s SO SIMPLE to sign up and receive quick updates via text!  Just text the message ‘@ecmsp’ to (478)-845-1530.   To receive messages via email, just send an email to ecmsp@mail.remind101.com.   PLEASE NOTE: Information you will receive from Mrs. Manhatton via text will only include school-wide events and community information that is applicable to all ECMS families.  Texts from @ecmsp will NOT include specific classroom information (such as homework, class assignments, classroom activities, etc).  

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  • 2014 Yearbook is on sale using the link above or
    see Mrs. Kea at ECMS  to reserve your copy today! 
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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
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