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upcoming events


  • The 2015-2016 school year is in full swing and we are very busy here at South Effingham Elementary. Many activities are planned for September. Check out the newsletter for this month so that you can plan to participate in the activities.


    September Newsletter

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  • FundRunners Fun Run

    Don’t forget our Fun Run is next Thursday, September 3rd! Remember that students should wear uniform shorts, tennis shoes, and their designated color shirt next Thursday to school! Please support our PTO and our biggest fundraiser of the year!

    If you would like to learn more about the Fun Run Program that is happening at your child's school, click on the link below.



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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.