405 North Ash Street . Springfield, GA 31329 P: 912.754.6491 . F: 912.754.7033


  • Annual Notification of School Choice Options for 2017-18
    Parents interested in options for student enrollment outside of their assigned school zones should carefully read the Annual School Choice notification. This notification contains instructions for applying for school choice and important stipulations that pertain to students transferring or enrolling at non-zoned schools. 

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  • Pre-K & Kindergarten Registration Dates Announced
    Please view our full announcement for information regarding 2017-18 Pre-K and Kindergarten registration.
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  • Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18 Now Open!
    Please view our appointments website or call 912.754.2530 to schedule your registration appointment.
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  • Invitation to Bid: Paper & Chemical Supplies
    The Nutritional Services Department is receiving bids for paper and chemical supplies. All bids must be received by 10am on May 3rd. View the bid documents for more information.
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  • School Menus
    April Menus April Menus Posted
    Click here to download printable menus.
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  • Effingham Retired Educators Scholarship
    The Effingham County Retired Educators Association sponsors two yearly scholarships to assist in furthering the education of prospective teachers and/or teachers already in the profession. The scholarships will be paid directly to the recipient to be used for tuition, books, travel expenses, room & board, etc. View the information sheet and application for more details.
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  • Special Education Services Survey
    The Department of Exceptional Student Services is seeking feedback from parents with students in the Special Education program. This survey is through the Georgia Department of Education and targeted to parents of students with disabilities in order to receive feedback and discover areas of improvement. Please click here to take the survey. The deadline for responses is April 15th.
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  • Invitation to Bid: High School Tracks
    The Effingham County Board of Education will be receiving bids for replacement of athletic tracks at Effingham County and South Effingham High Schools. Bid opening date is Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Effingham County Schools Administration Building. View the bid for more information.
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  • Medicare & Peachcare Enrollment
    The Rincon Public Library is providing free assistance for enrollment or renewal of these services every third Saturday or by appointment. Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids are no-cost or low-cost public health insurance programs for children 0-19. Children can get regular check-ups, immunizations, doctor and dentist visits, hospital stays, mental health services, prescriptions and more. View the flyer for more information and contact details or visit www.coastalcampaign.org.
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  • 2017-18 Academic Calendar
    The calendar for 2017-18 has been posted. Click here to view and print the calendar.
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  • 2016-17 Academic Calendar
    Click here to download or print
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  • Disaster Relief
    Click the image below for more information.
    SBA Disaster Relief
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  • Parents' Right to Know
    Parents may request the following information regarding teacher qualifications as required by the "Every Student Succeeds" Act: Information regarding their student’s classroom teacher’s certificate or credentials, and/or college major and graduate degree information. Parents may also request information regarding the licensing and training of paraprofessionals. Requests may be made in writing to the school principal or Mrs. Susan Hartzog, Director of Human Resources, Effingham County BOE, 405 North Ash Street, Springfield, GA 31329.
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  • ECSD 2017 Budget,  Five Year Tax Digest, & M&O Levy History
    The Effingham County Board of Education has approved the budget for the 2017 fiscal year. Click here to view the proposed budget for the upcoming school year. The Board of Education does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest and levy along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years: ECSD Five Year Tax Digest and M&O Levy History.
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  • Bus Drivers Needed
    Start a new career or just earn extra cash! View our flier for more information.
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  • District Online Learning Guidelines 
    In a cooperative effort with GaVS, ECSD encourages students to consider an online option for either courses that are not locally available or for courses the student may believe themselves to be more successful in when taken in an online environment. Interested parents and students should read the guidelines for Virtual School Classes.
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mission & vision

Welcome to the  website for the Effingham County School District!
Our Mission
As a community of learners, in cooperation with stakeholders, our mission is:
To provide rigorous and relevant instruction in a safe environment to enable all students to obtain a high school diploma as a foundation for post secondary success. 
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.