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  • Please join us on September 17, 2020 for our Annual Title I Parent Meeting ( Virtual ) at 10am and 6pm, via google meets

    This meeting will give attendees an overview on how ECMS uses their Title I funds to help all of our students succeed in middle school. 

    Please click on the link attached to access our livestream on September 17, 2020 at 10am and 6pm. 

    Click this link to join----->   6pm Title I Parent Meeting


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  • Virtual Learning

    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

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  • 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

    or Coach Conte

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  • Welcome to our Rising Sixth Graders!


    Sixth Grade Orientation

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  • Parents' Guide to Google Classroom

    Parents: Please use the following presentation to help you navigate Google Classroom with your children.


    Parents' Guide to Google Classroom

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  • 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:

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  • Right to Know Professional Qualifications of Teachers and Professionals

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    Boxtops for Education is changing the way schools can earn money! No more cutting those little tops!  All you have to do is download the BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION app from the app store, sign up for an account (you can use your facebook acct), put on 31312 and pick EFFINGHAM COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL, then every time you go shopping scan your receipt and our library earn 10 cents for every item with a box top. You can scan receipts up to 14 days. It is pretty easy! We earn a check twice a year and we use that to buy books for our media center!


    Boxtops                        BOXTOPS APP

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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 BOE, 405 North Ash Street, Springfield, GA  31329.

    To view Spanish version, click Parents tab/Documents.

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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 Principal
    Whether 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 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.