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Tate Elementary School
New Cafeteria Dedication
December 1st
2015 5:30pm

Youth Leadership
visits the
state capitol

Brandon Bell
2015 ETC Spelling Bee

Bulldog Cafe

SPLOST dollars used to build new school cafeteria at Tate Elementary School

Pickens County
of the Year

Dr. David Wilds
to the
Pickens County School System

Pickens County
of the Year

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      100 D.B. Carroll Street, Jasper, Georgia 30143
706.253.1700 | fax 706.253.1705 | Info 706.253.1710

  • Thanksgiving Holidays - November 23rd - 27th
  • TES New Cafeteria Dedication - December 1st, 2015

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Welcome to Pickens County Schools

The Pickens County School District has tremendous stakeholder involvement and support.  County residents are proud of their schools and remain dedicated supporters of school activities and athletic events.  Our civic organizations and the business community are vital contributors to the success of our schools. Our Pickens County students stay motivated about happenings at school.  The Pickens County School District believes in the T-E-A-M approach, and everyone works together to place students as the top priority in the decisions that are made each and every day.

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Nestled next to the southern-most point of the famous Appalachian Trail, Pickens County is geographically positioned between downtown Atlanta and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.  Jasper, our county seat, is outlined by gorgeous mountain skylines and earns its title as The First Mountain City.  Many say our community and schools are the best kept secret in North Georgia.

So, welcome to the Pickens County Schools website where you will find a wealth of information about our school district.  On behalf of our students and staff, we are delighted you have an interest in the Pickens County Schools. 

We have more than 4,350 students in our school system who attend seven district schools—Harmony Elementary School, Hill City Elementary School, Jasper Elementary School, Tate Elementary School, Jasper Middle School, Pickens County Middle School, and Pickens High School.  Each of the schools has a dedicated site which provides information on the school’s happenings, calendar, and activities.  Importantly, our teachers and support staff do an outstanding job of providing a quality education for the children of our community. We strive each day to reach our vision...



~ Our Goals and Objectives ~

  • We will educate our students and hold high expectations for their performance.
  • We will educate our students in a safe, nurturing and orderly environment.
  • All shareholders in our school system will demonstrate a sense of ownership and responsibility.
  • Our school system will be fiscally responsible.
  • We will continuously improve our school system by communicating clearly and regularly with all stakeholders in our community.


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