Recent Announcements

  • Lowndes County Schools Closed Monday, January 23 After consulting with Emergency Management officials and receiving word that Governor Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency for several south Georgia counties, all Lowndes County Schools and school offices ...
    Posted by LAVERNE ROME
  • LCS Evaluating Conditions for Schools Opening Monday We are monitoring the weather and are in constant communication with our local emergency management officials. As of right now there has been no decision made on the cancellation of ...
    Posted by Al Rowell
  • Spencer Pipkin chosen to serve on GSPA Student Advisory Board The GSPA, Georgia Scholastic Press Association, has chosen Lowndes High School Senior Spencer Pipkin to serve on their first Student Advisory Board.  He is one of three Georgia students on ...
    Posted Jan 13, 2017, 3:22 PM by LAVERNE ROME
  • Alishia Gaston chosen to serve on iCivics Educator Network Lowndes Middle School 8th grade Social Studies and Civics teacher, Ms. Alishia Gaston has been chosen from over 210 applicants to serve as part of the 2017 iCivics Educator Network ...
    Posted Jan 13, 2017, 3:16 PM by LAVERNE ROME
  • Lowndes County Schools Earn Awards for Greatest Gains in Student Achievement Dewar and Hahira Elementary schools in Lowndes County recently earned awards from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA).  On January 5, 2017, Governor Nathan Deal announced that 218 ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2017, 10:53 AM by LAVERNE ROME
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Petition for A High School Diploma

On March 30, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 91.  House Bill 91 retroactively eliminates the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for students who took the test between 1994 (when the test was established) and the present. State Board Rule in 2011 eliminated the test as a requirement for graduation, but that elimination did not extend to students who had already taken the test.  House Bill 91 extends back to all graduation tests, beginning with the Basic Skills Test which was administered to students who enrolled for the first time in grade 9 during the 1981-1982 school year.
 
House Bill 91 only affects those persons who did not earn a high school diploma SOLELY for the reason of being unable to pass the GHSGT, the GHSWT, or its predecessor(s). If you did not get a diploma due to failure to meet specific high school course unit requirements, this law does not apply to you.  Linked here are a copy of House Bill 91, the Petition for High School Diploma form, the Diploma Petition Timeline, and the HB91-High School Graduation Diploma Petition-Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.

Employment

If you are interested in working with the certified and classified professionals of the Lowndes County Schools, you may view current job postings and submit your online application at the AppliTrack employment portal. If you have questions about the employment process or how to use AppliTrack, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

Public Notice

Items posted here are for public information or posted as required by state or federal law. 

Called Board Meeting
The Lowndes County Board of Education will hold a Called Board Meeting on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Lowndes County Board of Education Board Room.  The purpose for the meeting is to swear in board members and election of the board chairman and vice-chairman.



Purchasing: Requests for Bids and Proposals

The Lowndes County Schools system welcomes vendor to participate in requests for bids and proposals. These opportunities will be posted on our purchasing site at http://bids.lowndes.k12.ga.us .  Vendors can also sign up on a form at the site to be added to our vendor list.

Current opportunities posted at that site include 
RFP for Access Control for LCBOE and Westside Elementary with mandatory walkthrough at 8:30 am on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Proposals due by 2 pm on Thursday, January 26, 2017. 

HVAC Projects. Closes January 24, 2017.

Kindergarten Registration

More information and a registration packet can be found on our Student Registration page.



Pre-K Lottery Registration will Open February 6

The Pre-K Lottery Registration will Open February 6, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school term. The registration packet and additional information will be posted prior to February 6. THE 2017-2018 PRE-K PROGRAM IS OPEN TO CHILDREN WHO WILL BE FOUR (4) YEARS OF AGE ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2017.

Parents of Pre-K age students may still register for any openings that arise during the year and after the lottery drawing. Registration will be held at the Lowndes County Board of Education Registration Annex located at 1592 Norman Drive.