This FAQ is designed to be helpful in raising awareness about the Barrow County School System.
Q: Will the new Russell Middle open August 1?
A: Yes! Please view Beginning of School Year Traffic Advisory for Candler and McNeal Streets
Q: When is Open House for the 2016-2017 school year?
A: July 29, 2016
Elementary: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Middle: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
High: 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Sims Academy: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Q: When is the first day of school for the 2016-2017 school year?
A: August 1, 2016
Q: What is the school bell schedule?
A: High School Bell Schedule:
Begins at 7:30 AM, Ends at 2:35 PM
Middle School Bell Schedule
Begins at 7:30 AM, Ends at 2:15 PM
Pre-K & Elementary School Bell Schedule
Begins at 8:30 AM, Ends at 3:15 PM
Q: How do I register my child for school?
Q: What are the vaccination requirements for when I register my child?
Q: Where do I find the 2016-2017 Student Calendar?
A: Barrow County School System calendars are available on our Calendar page.
Q: Where do I find transportation and bus route information?
A: You will find bus route information on our Transportation page.
Q: Where do I find School Nutrition/Free and Reduced Lunch Applications and Menus?
A: All of that information can be found on our School Nutrition page, including a link to My School Bucks.
For more information, please browse through our district website. Don't forget to sign up for our
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The Barrow County School System is a Charter System and Pre-K-12 Research District