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

upcoming events


  • Invitation to Bid
    The School Nutrition Department is calling for bids on large kitchen equipment. Click here for more information.
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  • Parent University
    Parent University will be holding a class January 31, 2015 and to be held at Effingham County Middle School. View the flyer and registration form for more information.
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  • School Menus
    February Menus February Menus Posted
    Click here to download printable menus.
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  • Graduation Test Registration
    Students who wish to take the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) and the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) may do so by completing an online registration form. The tests are offered on certain dates so be sure to check the testing schedule. View the registration page.
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  • Maintenance Surplus Sale
    The Maintenance Department is holding a Surplus Sale on items no longer used or needed by the school system. Anyone interested in purchasing items should review the document below for available items and bidding procedures. Bids must be received by January 30 at 9:30 a.m.
     Bid sheet updated 1.9.15
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  • 2015-16 & 2016-17 Academic Calendars Approved
    The board of education has approved academic calendars for the next two school terms. Parents are encouraged to review the approved calendars for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years. Click here for the approved charts.
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  • Enterovirus D68 Key Points and Resources
    Every year, enteroviruses and rhinoviruses cause millions of respiratory illnesses in children. This year, EV-D68 has been the most common type of enterovirus identified, leading to increases in illnesses among children and affecting those with asthma most severely. CDC expects, as with other enteroviruses, that EV-D68 infections will likely begin to decline by late fall.
    Parents should review our virus resources page for more detailed information.
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  • District Announces 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.