Horizon Program News

Class of 2021 91% Graduation Rate for Barrow County School System

The Barrow County School System has achieved a high school graduation rate of 91.0% wit...

Temporary Mask Requirement Sept. 21 Update

Fall break is October 4-8. We anticipate reassessing the need for a district-wide mask requirement during the week of October 10.

Academic Calendar Survey for the Barrow County School System

Academic Calendar Survey

September 20, 2021

BCSS families and staff are encouraged to provide input on the development of our acade...

Temporary Mask Requirement for BCSS Starts Sept. 1

The mission of the Barrow County School System is “Ensuring an exceptional educat...

Cognia Accreditation Parent Survey

Most of Georgia’s public school systems are accredited by Cognia, a nonprofit org...

BCSS COVID-19 Protocol Update

This information in the below article was dated August 2021 and pertained to the 21-22 ...

21-22 COVID-19 Cases

Barrow County School System reports the number of positive cases concerning students and staff each week through this link.

Students walking down the hall

First Week of School Update

August 11, 2021

In this update: COVID-19 case numbers, contact tracing & vaccination information

Youth Suicide Prevention Conversation Worth Having with Your Teen

Youth Suicide Prevention

August 9, 2021

Join us online for "A Conversation Worth Having with your Student" on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Details through the link.

July 20 Back-to-School Update

On August 3, we’re #BacktoBOLD as students return for the new school year. Here are a few updates and reminders you should know.


The CDC recommends everyone 12 years and older should get a COVID-19 vaccination for the safety of themselves and others.

Barrow County School System: Masks will be optional. Mitigation practices will be maintained. Visitors are welcome back into our schools. Meal service will resume in cafeterias.

The Barrow County School System is eager to see our students and staff return in person...

Barrow County School System Superintendent Letter May 25

Thanks to our community, students, and staff, the Barrow County School System can now s...

Summer Meals for Students

The Barrow County School System Nutrition Program will offer student meals at no cost w...

Join the Summer Learning Challenge

Join our 68 Days of Summer Learning Challenge! The goal is to increase the amount of time students engage in reading and practicing math during the summer to prevent what's known as the "summer slide."

Free and Reduced Lunch Form 2020-21

We want to alert our families to a possible benefit in which you may be eligible to rec...

Digital Learning Option 2021-22 Barrow Online Campus

The Barrow County School System welcomes and encourages all students to return to in-pe...

PLAY Library Card Program

Barrow County School System student ID numbers will now act as a library card number for our public libraries! Learn about the PLAY (PINES Library Access for Youth) Library Card program.

Distance Learning Days and Spring Break Reminders

Details about Distance Learning Days and Spring Break.

Spring Testing

Spring Testing Dates

March 19, 2021

Get details about our spring Milestones testing calendar and other important dates for the remainder of the school year.

March Calendar Reminders

We'd like to remind you Barrow County School System will hold a distance learning d...

Distance Learning Days March 11, April 1 & 2

Distance Learning Days

March 1, 2021

Barrow County School System will hold distance learning days on March 11, April 1 and April 2.

Virtual Teacher Career Fair

Virtual Teacher Career Fair

February 26, 2021

Build your BOLD teaching career with the Barrow County School System. Schedule an online "Meet & Greet" with individual schools March 12, 13 or 15!

Two-hour delay for Feb. 16

2-Hour Delay for Feb. 16

February 15, 2021

Due to the possibility of black ice, we will delay the start of school tomorrow morning by two hours.

AHS Zoom Strategic Meeting Participant Photo

At the beginning of the 2015-16 school year, Barrow County School System rolled out its...

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