Quality education is the foundation of a skilled and competent workforce. The Savannah Area Chamber would like to congratulate the Savannah-Chatham County School Board along with Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, Superintendent Dr. Thomas Lockamy and School Board President Dr. Joe Buck, for improving the quality of education and workforce readiness in Chatham County. Encouraging models like school-community partnerships are one of the many keys to the success of our local school system. This site showcases positive events as they occur within Savannah area schools.
 
Savannah Chatham Public School System to open STEM Academy
An exciting new school is coming to the Savannah Chatham County Public School System! Imagine hands on classroom activities, intriguing scientific experiments, and amazing engineering applications! Read More
 
A.L.L. Foundation Presents Math & Science Grant Awards
Five Savannah-Chatham Public School Teachers were rewarded in the presentation of Math & Science Grants from the A.L.L. Foundation that will support innovative learning and classroom projects for SCCPSS students. Read More
 
Chatham County Youth Commissioner Appointed to National League of Cities Board
We are proud of our Islands High Student Lamar Ballard! Read More
 
Islands High Advancing to World Finals in Odyssey of the Mind Tournament
Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Teams from schools within the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) participated in the state Odyssey of the Mind Tournament in Columbus, Georgia, on April 6, 2013.  Read More
 
SCCPSS Announces Governor’s Honors Program Finalists
Twelve students from the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System have
been selected as finalists for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program.
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Beach High Construction Progress-ESPLOST Funded
Have you seen the progress? In another ESPLOST funded project, construction at the new Beach High School continues with a targeted completion date of June 2013. Read More

Coastal Middle School Receives State Award
Coastal Middle School has been identified as a Georgia Lighthouse School to Watch as part of a recognition program developed by the National Forum
to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. It joins 17 other Georgia schools to have received this recognition since the program’s inception in 2002. Read More
 
School Nutrition Program Presented With the Golden Radish Award
The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System was recognized at the state capitol for participation in the 5 Million Meals campaign, a statewide effort that will teach children where their food comes from and why that matters,
promote the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables, and get more local food in schools. Read More
 

SCCPSS Honored for Technology Use!
The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System placed 7th in a national survey assessed by the Center for Digital Education.
The survey showcased theexemplary use of technology to governthe district, communicate with students, parents,and the community,and to improve district operations. Read More

Savannah High Students Selected to Minority Law and Research Institute

Ten students from the Law and Criminal Justice program at Savannah High have been selected to participate in a summer program designed to expose
youth to careers in law, research, and the legal profession. Read More

 

SCCPSS 2011-12 Graduation Rate on the Rise
High school graduation rate increases by 8.9 percentage points. Read More

 

Janeen McAbee Named 2013 Georgia History Teacher of the YearMrs. Janeen McAbee, a second grade teacher at Shuman Elementary was named the 2013 Georgia History Teacher of the Yearby The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.  Read More

 

Garrison K-8 Named a Georgia School of Excellence
On August 13, 2013, State Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced the highest performing schools in the state, naming the Esther F. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts among the 2012 Georgia Schools of Excellence in Student Achievement. Read More

 

Medical High School Preceptorship Program

During the 2013-2014 School Year, the Georgia Medical Society,
Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Memorial Health University Medical Center, and St. Joseph’s/Candler Health Systems celebrated the sixteenth year of an innovative collaboration that provides high school seniors and internship
with local physicians.Click HERE to read more.
Click HERE to view program video.