Pickens County Schools is requesting community input in the search for a new Superintendent.  Please click on the following link to give your feedback.

Community Survey

2019-2020 Pickens County Schools Calendar
07/24/19 - 07/26/19Pre Planning
07/29/19 - 07/31/19Pre Planning
08/01/19 - 08/02/19Pre Planning
08/05/19Pre Planning
08/06/19First Day of School
09/02/19Labor Day Holiday
09/06/19Progress Reports
09/23/19 - 09/27/19Fall Break
10/15/19End of the 1st Nine Weeks
10/18/19Report Cards
11/15/19Progress Reports
11/25/19 - 11/29/19Thanksgiving Holidays
12/20/19End of 2nd Nine Weeks
12/20/19End of 1st Semester
12/23/19 - 12/31/19Christmas Holidays
01/01/20 - 01/03/20School Holiday
01/07/20Students Return to School
01/10/20Report Cards
01/20/20Martin Luther King Holiday
02/07/20Progress Reports
02/17/20 - 02/18/20Winter Break
02/19/20 - 02/21/20Potential Inclement Weather Make-up Days for Students
03/17/20End of 3rd Nine Weeks
03/20/20Report Cards
04/06/20 - 04/10/20Spring Break
04/24/20Progress Reports
05/22/20Last Day of School, End of 4th Nine Weeks, End of 2nd Semester
05/23/20Graduation Day
05/25/20Memorial Day
05/26/20 - 05/26/20Post Planning

Student Handbook

Click here for a copy of the 2019 - 2020 Student Handbook.
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Please click on the following link for the 2020 Meeting Schedule for the Board of Education

Calendar for 2020

Please click on the following link for the Public Participation Request Form and BOE Policy regarding public participation.  This is a two-page document.

Public Participation & BOE Policy

Please click on the following link for information regarding Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests

ESS to manage our substitute program

We've partnered with ESS to manage our substitute program.  If you are interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit www.ESS.com/jobs and search for Pickens County to apply.

School Contact Information
School NameAddressMain Phone Number
DOVA Dragon's Opportunity and Virtual Academy500 Dragon Drive | Jasper, GA 30143706-253-8020
Harmony Elementary School550 Harmony School Road | Jasper, GA 30143706-253-1840
Hill City Elementary School600 Hill Circle | Jasper, GA 30143706-253-1880
Jasper Middle School158 Stegall Drive | Jasper, GA 30143706-253-1730
Pickens High School500 Dragon Drive | Jasper, GA 30143706-253-1800
Pickens Junior High School1802 Refuge Road | Jasper, GA 30143706-253-1830
Tate Elementary School5630 GA-53 | Tate, GA 30177706-253-1860
  • All children can learn
  • All educational decisions should be based on the needs and safety of the students
  • All stakeholders are accountable for student learning and will strive for continuous improvement in student achievement.
  • Collaboration between students, schools, families, and community is critical to student and district success.
  • Recruiting, retaining and supporting dedicated employees is important to successful educational programs

Please click on the following link for next year's calendar.

Calendar for 2020-21


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Kaleidoscope - Winter Issue 

Our district newsletter for families is now available.  If you have ideas for future issues, please reach out to Destini Shope, Director of Community Engagement and Public Relations.  

See Kaleidoscope Newsletter in PDF: Click Here

Nuestro boletín del distrito para familias ya está disponible. Si usted tenga ideas para problemas futuros, comuníquese con Destini Shope, Directora de Participación Comunitaria y Relaciones Públicas.

Se puede leer el boletín Kaleidoscope en PDF: Haz clic aqui

Pickens County Board of Education

100 D.B. Carroll Street,
Jasper, GA 30143

Telephone: 706-253-1700