Board of Education

The Barrow County Board of Education is the governing body of the Barrow County School System. The primary role of the Board is the legislation of the school system policies, which are executed under the direction of the school superintendent.

BOE Members in 2023

Meet Your Board Member

Each of the nine members are elected and serve a staggered four-year term; six members are elected by district and three members are at-large seats. Board of Education meetings are typically held the first Tuesday of each month beginning at 6 p.m. in the Board Room of the Professional Development Center Building located at 179 West Athens Street in Winder. Board work sessions are typically held the last Tuesday of every month.

To request to appear before the Barrow County Board of Education, this form must be filled out completely and submitted to the Superintendent's Office no later than Noon on the Thursday before the regularly scheduled Board of Education Meeting.

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Barrow County Board of Education Strategic Goals

To "ensure an exceptional education that leads each student to become a high achieving and responsible citizen," the Barrow County Board of Education has adopted these strategic goals for the Barrow County School System:

  • Engage All Stakeholders
  • Ensure High Academic Achievement for All Students
  • Ensure a Safe and Conducive Learning Environment


BOE News

Barrow County School System Board of Education Map shows School Board member zones

On Thursday, February 9, 2023, the Barrow County Board of Education conducted interview...

Board of Education Vacant Seat

The Barrow County Board of Education is seeking candidates for the Board of Education D...

Kenny Lumpkin with Superintendent and BOE Member Bill Ritter

Thank you to Kenny Lumpkin for his service as a Barrow County School System School Boar...

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