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Welcome to Long County Schools!

We appreciate you visiting our web site to stay informed of the issues and events affecting our school system and community.  It is our goal to utilize our resources to better communicate with the public, as well as our staff, the great things going on in our schools.

The level of interest, support and involvement of parents and community members directly impacts the effectiveness of the Long County School System.  We hope to bridge this gap by better communicating with all stakeholders in an effort to meet the educational needs of all students.  Please take the time to explore this website and provide feedback so we can better serve the needs of our students and community.

The Long County School System has a Pre-Kindergarten Program, Smiley Elementary School serving grades K-3, Walker Elementary School serving grades 4-5, Long County Middle School serving grades 6-8, and Long County High School serving grades 9-12, and an Alternative School Program serving grades 6-12.  Long County is one of the fastest growing counties in Southeast Georgia.  The Long County School System currently serves approximately 3400 students.
Long County Schools  |  468 S. McDonald Street  |  P.O. Box 428  |  Ludowici  GA  |  PH  (912) 545-2367  |  FAX  (912) 545-2380
Official Website of Long County School System  (Sponsored by Title I)    

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Link to SACS CASI website
Send your Feedback on ways to improve education in the Long County School System

Visit our  Schools
Go to Smiley Elementary School
Elementary School
School Hours:
8:00am - 2:35pm
Go to Walker Elementary School
Elementary School
School Hours:
8:00am - 3:00pm
Go to Long County Middle School
Long County
High School
School Hours:
7:55am - 3:00pm
Link to
Company ID 424959
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Long County
Middle School
School Hours:
8:00am - 3:00pm
Go to Long County High School
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Long County School Systems
Governor's Report Card
Helpful Websites

A Parents guide to New Tests in Georgia

For more information on Georgia's new assessments, visit:

For More information on College and Career Ready Performance Standards, visit:

Here is a public practice site for the new Georgia Tests - End-of-Grade and End-of-Course:

Long County Public Library
Helping parents understand the new testing procedures in the State of Georgia.
Georgia Milestone Basics
Georgia Milestone Basics Spanish
Georgia Milestones Assessment System
House Bill 91
Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law on March 30, 2015.  The law contains provisions for students no longer enrolled in the school system to petition for a diploma if their sole reason for not receiving a diploma was due to not passing any part of the required graduation tests at the time of enrollment. Please use the form below to formalize the petition process.

House Bill 91 Diploma Petition Form
Free and Reduced Priced School Meals
Please visit our Nutrition Service website to print the application for free and reduced priced school meals or for more information. Only one Free & Reduced lunch application is needed per family.
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Long County School System
P.O. BOX 428  |   468 S. MCDONALD STREET   |   LUDOWICI,  GA   31316
TEL:  (912) 545-2367   |   FAX:  (912) 545-2380
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Parent Involvement Survey

Thank You!

The Long County Board of Education announced its intent to designate Long County Schools as a Strategic Waiver School System at the March 10, 2015, Board Meeting. The local Board of Education submitted a letter to the State Board of Education indicating the decision to apply for “Strategic Waiver School System” flexibility. All school districts in Georgia were required to declare a flexibility option by June 30, 2015, in order to continue receiving waivers from the State Board of Education. The flexibility allows districts to be innovative in exchange for increased academic accountability and allows the state to take over the governance of schools that fail to meet performance targets after five years.

The application serves as a performance contract with the State Board of Education (SBOE) and grants the district freedom from specific Title 20 provisions, SBOE rules, and Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) guidelines with the intent to improve student performance. One step in the development of this contract is to obtain community input at a public hearing. A draft application is ready for public review. The details of the draft may change following the local public review or as a result of discussions with the state officials during the submission process.
Mr. Edward Brewer, the Director of the Long County Emergency Management Agency, wanted to share some
Extreme Heat Information
with the public.  Follow the links below for the helpful information.

Long County Bus Maintenance Building Phase I

The Long County Board of Education and Pope Construction Company, Inc. will receive proposals for the Long County Bus Maintenance Building Phase I on October 26, 2016 at 2 pmThis Phase I will be for Furnishing the Pre-Engineered Building ONLY. Plans, Specifications and Addenda will be available at no cost at; subcontractor registration is required prior to accessing plans.  Plans Specifications and Addenda will also be available in the McGraw Hill Dodge plan room.  It is the proposer’s responsibility to check for and acknowledge all addenda prior to submission of bids. Questions shall be directed to Bill Vickery, Project Manager & Estimator via fax or email only, 912-764-9408,