Here are the directions for registering Pre-K, Kindergarten, and all other students for the upcoming school year.  

** The 2020-2021 Pre K Lottery is closed.  We are still accepting Pre K Registrations for the Waiting List.

Registration Instructions

Please click on the following link for next year's calendar.

Calendar for 2020-21

Student Handbook

Click here for a copy of the 2019 - 2020 Student Handbook.
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Please click on the following link for the 2020 Meeting Schedule for the Board of Education

Calendar for 2020

Please click on the following link for the Public Participation Request Form and BOE Policy regarding public participation.  This is a two-page document.

Public Participation & BOE Policy

Open Records Requests may be made of the Pickens County School District by contacting the Central Office by mail, email or phone. The Georgia Open Records Act is posted online here; a Georgia Public Schools and the and the Open Records Act guide is posted online here.

All Requests for Production of Documents, subpoenas for records and other such legal requests should be directed to Martha Segers, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent. Please complete the document below.

Martha Segers
100 DB Carroll Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Open Records Request Form

ESS to manage our substitute program

We've partnered with ESS to manage our substitute program.  If you are interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit and search for Pickens County to apply.

School Contact Information
School Name Address Main Phone Number
DOVA Dragon's Opportunity and Virtual Academy 500 Dragon Drive | Jasper, GA 30143 706-253-8020
Harmony Elementary School 550 Harmony School Road | Jasper, GA 30143 706-253-1840
Hill City Elementary School 600 Hill Circle | Jasper, GA 30143 706-253-1880
Jasper Middle School 158 Stegall Drive | Jasper, GA 30143 706-253-1730
Pickens High School 500 Dragon Drive | Jasper, GA 30143 706-253-1800
Pickens Junior High School 1802 Refuge Road | Jasper, GA 30143 706-253-1830
Tate Elementary School 5630 GA-53 | Tate, GA 30177 706-253-1860
  • All children can learn
  • All educational decisions should be based on the needs and safety of the students
  • All stakeholders are accountable for student learning and will strive for continuous improvement in student achievement.
  • Collaboration between students, schools, families, and community is critical to student and district success.
  • Recruiting, retaining and supporting dedicated employees is important to successful educational programs
2019-2020 Pickens County Schools Calendar
Date Event
07/24/19 - 07/26/19 Pre Planning
07/29/19 - 07/31/19 Pre Planning
08/01/19 - 08/02/19 Pre Planning
08/05/19 Pre Planning
08/06/19 First Day of School
09/02/19 Labor Day Holiday
09/06/19 Progress Reports
09/23/19 - 09/27/19 Fall Break
10/15/19 End of the 1st Nine Weeks
10/18/19 Report Cards
11/15/19 Progress Reports
11/25/19 - 11/29/19 Thanksgiving Holidays
12/20/19 End of 2nd Nine Weeks
12/20/19 End of 1st Semester
12/23/19 - 12/31/19 Christmas Holidays
01/01/20 - 01/03/20 School Holiday
01/06/20 InService
01/07/20 Students Return to School
01/10/20 Report Cards
01/20/20 Martin Luther King Holiday
02/07/20 Progress Reports
02/17/20 - 02/18/20 Winter Break
02/19/20 - 02/21/20 Potential Inclement Weather Make-up Days for Students
03/17/20 End of 3rd Nine Weeks
03/20/20 Report Cards
04/06/20 - 04/10/20 Spring Break
04/24/20 Progress Reports
05/21/20 Last Day of School, End of 4th Nine Weeks, End of 2nd Semester
05/22/20 Graduation Day
05/25/20 Memorial Day
05/26/20 - 05/29/20 Post Planning
Student Health Services

Please review our Student Health Services Page for updates on COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Press Release

March 11, 2020

Our school district is committed to keeping our community informed about issues relating to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). There are no cases of COVID-19 at any PickensCounty school. Click the button below to read the full text of this press release.

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Pickens County Board of Education

100 D.B. Carroll Street,
Jasper, GA 30143

Telephone: 706-253-1700