As of July 2, 2020 students enrolled in the Effingham County School District will have two options for attending school for the 2020-2021 school year. Students may choose to take classes at home in a virtual environment while remaining enrolled in the Effingham County School District or they may choose to take classes in a face to face setting in the physical school building. This opportunity will only be provided for a limited period of time under the current COVID-19 conditions
Click the link below to learn more about the Virtual Learning Option and complete the online registration form:
The online registration form will be available from
Thursday, July 2 8:00 AM through Wednesday, July 15 11:59 PM
ECMS Girls Volleyball Tryouts 2020-2021
Tryouts will be August 11th-13th at ECMS From 4:00-5:30 (Tentative Dates)
You must have a physical on file at ECMS by August 10th, If you do not have a physical, you will not be eligible to tryout. (There is a link to the sports physicals on the ECMS website under Athletics – Athletic Director)
Please bring shorts, sneakers, knee pads and water to tryouts. If you have questions please email:
Coach Flowers at email@example.com
or Coach Conte firstname.lastname@example.org
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Competition Cheer Tryouts - July 13-15
We are happy to welcome Ms. Taylor Johnson to the ECMS family. Ms. Johnson will be a 6th grade science teacher and head competition cheer coach.
In anticipation of the GHSA relaxing practice restrictions, we have scheduled competition cheer tryouts for July 13-15. Monday and Tuesday the 13th & 14th, tryouts will be held from 9 AM -3 PM. Wednesday's tryout will be scheduled by Coach Johnson so that athletes can be assessed individually. Practices will be closed to parents.
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When schools are closed to the public, the Certificate of Enrollment required for a student's DDS appointment can be ordered by completing our request form and will be available for pick up every Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at our Central Office located at 405 N. Ash Street, Springfield, GA 31329. There is a $5.00 fee for each copy. You may pay online with Visa, MasterCard, and Discover or you may pay at the time of pickup with cash, money order, or check. CLICK HERE to submit your request.
Any Requests received after 12 p.m. on Friday will be available for pickup the following Friday.
The Georgia Department of Public Health released the following information regarding state preparations for COVID-19 (Corona Virus):
DPH will continue to update Georgians through their website:
The CDC will provide updates at:
mission & vision
The mission statement of the Effingham County School System and Effingham Middle School 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.
1. We believe school staff, parents, students, and community working together to promote excellence in academics and character.
2. We believe differentiated learning opportunities provide for academic success.
3. We believe a safe and respectful environment promotes learning while enhancing positive relationships between students and staff.
4. We believe data should guide decision making and student learning..
The vision of Effingham County Middle School is to
Educate, Challenge, Motivate, and Succeed.A note from our PrincipalWhether this is your first or third year on the ECMS campus, I welcome your return to our school and look forward to working with each of you in order to provide the best possible learning environment for all of our students. I encourage all of you to become involved in our many programs such as fine arts, athletics, academics, and club activities. Read moreNew 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.
- System Testing Assessments - Review performance results of Effingham County Students in state required assessments.