Long County School System

P.O. BOX 428  |   468 S. MCDONALD STREET   |   LUDOWICI,  GA   31316   
TEL:  (912) 545-2367   |   FAX:  (912) 545-2380

Have you checked your student's grades lately?

Community Resources

Information

1. Whether the student’s teacher—
  • has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction;
  • is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived; and
  • is teaching in the field of discipline of the certification of the teacher.
 
2. Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals, and, if so, their qualifications.

Parent Information
    1. Homeless Procedures/Guidelines (English)     (Spanish)
    2. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
    3. Parents Right to Know (English & Spanish)
    4. Assessment Security Notice
    5. Fraud Prevention - Board Policy-DIE

          Complaint Procedures



          School-Parent Compact
          • Smiley Elementary School
          • Smiley Elementary School - Spanish




          Parent and Family Engagement Policy 


          Parental Involvement Plans
          • Smiley Elementary School
          • Smiley Elementary School - Spanish




          School Improvement Plans

          Title I School Improvement Plans

          Title I School Brochures


          Parent/Family Engagement

          Dana Green
          dgreen@longcountyschools.org
          Parent/Family Engagement Coordinator
          Homeless Liaison
          Office No.:  (912) 545-2367 ext 7844

          Send your Feedback on ways to improve education in the Long County School System.
          Generates a personalized reading list  tailored to a students interests and reading level
          Provides free access to a library of more than 8,000 enhanced digital books with multimedia supports
          Georgia Public Library Service offers a searchable catalog of books for kids by specific subject
          Parent Tips: How to Help Your Child Prepare for Standardized Tests

          Standardized tests currently play a major role in the United States public schools. Your child may take one or more standardized tests during the school year, and your child's teacher may spend class time on test preparation throughout the year. As a parent, there are a number of ways that you can support your child before and after taking a standardized test, ... 
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          Georgia Milestones Assessment System


          Helping parents understand the new testing procedures in the State of Georgia. 
          Georgia Milestone Basics  
          Georgia Milestone Basics Spanish

          Helpful Websites

          A Parents guide to New Tests in Georgia
          https://s3.amazonaws.com/rdcms-pta/files/production/public/Advocacy/CCSSIToolkit/Common%20Core%20State%20Standards%20Resources/Assessments%20Resouces/PTA_GA_6PG_17DEC13_FINAL.pdf

          For more information on Georgia's new assessments, visit:
            http://www.gadoe.org/School-Improvement/School-Improvement-Services/Pages/default.aspx
           
          For More information on College and Career Ready Performance Standards, visit:  
            www.georgiastandards.org

          Here is a public practice site for the new Georgia Tests - End-of-Grade and End-of-Course:   
          http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

          High School is Happening . . .

          A Guide for FAMILIES on High School Transition!
          English         Spanish

          Middle School Matters!

          A Guide to Middle School Transition.
          Click on various links for valuable resources on helping your child make the transition into middle school. 

          A Guide for Families on Middle School Transition

             A Guide for Students on Middle School Transition

          Una Guía para Familias sobre la Transición a la Escuela Secundaria

            Una Guía para Estudiantes sobre la Transición a la Escuela Secundaria

          Let's go to School!

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          A Guide to Kindergarten Transition
          Click on link for valuable resources on helping your child make the transition into school.
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          Parent Toolkit is an award winning resource from the NBC News team that helps parents navigate their child’s journey from Pre-Kindergarten through High School. They have recently unveiled their first series of original Parent Toolkit videos. The site is also full of all kinds of resources like growth charts, tips, guides, and even Parent Toolkit app. All of the pieces in the first series are available in both  English  and  Spanish .