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



  • Title I A, Federal Programs Host District Parent Participation Meeting

    There will be an upcoming meeting for the Annual Revision of the Comprehensive Local Educational Agency Improvement Plan (CLIP).  There will be two opportunities given for parents to provide input regarding revising the CLIP. The initial meeting will be held Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 10a.m. at the Effingham County Board of Education Curriculum Conference Room, which is located at 405 North Ash Street in Springfield, GA. A second meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 29th from 5pm to 7pm at the Effingham County Recreation Department located at 808 Highway 119 South in Springfield, GA. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Sandra W. Nethels at (912)754-5628 or (912)754-5629.

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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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