767 Kolic Helmly . Guyton, GA 31312 P: 912.728.3801 . F: 912.728.4487


  •  important
    Georgia Parent School Climate Survey 
    We are asking that you take the time to complete a very important survey.  It will only take a few moments of your time but it gives a great amount of feedback and information that can be used to make our school a better place for your child(ren). It is the Georgia Parent Survey which is used to rate school climate for South Effingham Elementary.  Please take the time to complete the survey by February 27, 2015 by clicking on the link below. Your support and cooperation are an integral part of making South Effingham Elementary School the great place that it is.  
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  • wreath
     Merry and jolly describe the staff and students at South Effingham Elementary School during the month of December. There are so many festivities taking place that they have been compiled into one newsletter to help you keep track of everything.  Click on the link below to find out about all of the activities for December!  
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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.