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  • Protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne viruses such as West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, and Zika virus. Find out how by clicking on the image below. An attached flyer from the Effingham County Health Department will give you important information and tips about things that you can do to cut down on the mosquito population. 


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  • South Effingham Elementary's

    Awards Day Ceremonies


    Kindergarten: Wednesday, May 18 @ 8:30 AM

    1st & 2nd Grades: Friday, May 20 @ 12:30 PM

    3rd & 4th Grades: Monday, May 23 @ 12:30 PM

    5th Grade: Tuesday, May 24 @ 12:30 PM


    All awards ceremonies will be held

    in the school cafeteria.


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  • May Newsletter

    May is here and the count down to the end of the year is on. Even though the end is near, there is still much to be done before May 25. Click on the link below to access the newsletter so that you are informed of all of the SEES happenings!



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  • Georgia Shape School

    "Thirty minutes of physical activity - every day,every school,

     every child in Georgia." 

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  • read
    Reading events from this year (along with some great pictures) can be found at our Media Center section.  Take a look!!  Click HERE to visit.  
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  • 4H



       important dates, files and information on the 4-H educational program


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mission & vision

Our Mission
"Our school is a safe place where teachers challenge, students excel,
friendships form, and bright futures are made."
A note from our Principal
At South Effingham Elementary School, students come first. To make certain this occurs, our entire school family, including teachers/staff members, parents, and administrators, work together to provide the best possible educational environment for our students. Read more 
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.