Hart County Charter System



  • Welcome to the Hart County Charter System’s website! The Hart County Charter System consists of five schools in the district — Hartwell Elementary, North Hart Elementary, South Hart Elementary, Hart County Middle School, and Hart County High School — each of which have their own websites with links located under the “Schools'' tab. On our website you will find up to date information regarding schools, events, important announcements, resources for students, parents and employees.  In addition, resources for parents, such as nutrition menus, student handbooks, and bus routes, can be found under the “Parents” tab. Feel free to explore our website, follow us on our social media pages, and remember, we are #OneHartBeat.


  • Schools Seek Input - Annual Parent Survey

    The elementary schools throughout Hart County and the Hart County Middle School, would like to invite parents/guardians to complete the annual Parent Survey. The survey will be available online March 18-March 29. The survey will be posted on each school’s website along with a QR Code beginning March 18. The QR code will allow easy access to the survey from a cell phone. Paper copies are an option and can be requested from each school. If you have questions or would like to request a paper copy of the survey, please contact your child’s school.

    Click here to take the survey or scan the QR code below using your phone's camera.

    Survey QR Code

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  • Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Parent and teacher conferences for all schools will be held from 1:30-7:30PM on March 21, 2024. Hart County Charter Schools are committed to becoming actively involved with all parents. Reserve an appointment to meet with your child’s teacher. We look forward to seeing you and working together to support our students! 

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  • Pre-Kindergarten Registration

    Pre-K Registration for the 2024-2025 school year will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2024 and from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2024 at the Hart County Agriscience Center, located at 1951 Bowman Highway, Hartwell. An interpreter will be available on Monday, April 22 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and on Friday, April 26 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Parents should plan to bring the child they are registering with them to registration. Forty slots are available per school. Slots will be filled using a lottery process. 

    Who can register?

    • Any child who will be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2024
    • Any child who is a resident of Georgia
      • If applicable, please bring:

        • custodial papers or legal guardianship documentation
        • child’s Medicaid card
        • proof of food stamps, TANF, and/or SSI

    What do I bring to register?

    • Child Proof of age – Original Birth Certificate (not a copy)
    • Parent/Guardian Picture ID
    • Proof of Georgia residence
    • Ga. Certificate of Immunization Form 3231
    • Original Social Security Card for the CHILD

    **Examples of proof of residency: Current (within 60 days) utility bill from Ga. Power, Hart EMC, or Hart Communications (land line only); property tax bill; deed or lease agreement (notarized)

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  • Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten registration for the 2024-2025 school year will take place on the following dates:

    North Hart Elementary: Tuesday, April 23, 2024
    Hartwell Elementary: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
    South Hart Elementary: Thursday, April 25, 2024
    Registration will be from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. each day at each respective school. An interpreter will be available each day from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Parents should plan to bring their children with them to registration, and register at the school zoned for their home address. Your child must be 5 years old by September 1, 2024 to register.
    What to expect?
    • Complete Registration Form
    • Complete Consent for Treatment,
    • Health Form
    • Readiness Testing
    • Hearing, Dental, BMI, and Vision
    • Screenings
    • Speech Screening
    • Process may take an hour or longer

    What to bring?

    • Original Birth Certificate (not a copy)
    • Proof of Guardianship (if applicable)
    • Parent/Guardian’s Picture ID
    • Certified Immunization (GA Form 3231)
    • Have school booster shot or in process of getting booster shot
    • Proof of Primary Residence (Landline/utility bill or notarized lease required; no cell phone bill; no bank or mortgage statements)
    • Child’s Social Security Card
    • Your Child
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  • Substitute Teaching Opportunities

    The Hart County School District partners with Education Management and Staffing Solutions [ESS] to manage the local substitute program. ESS is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers and Paraprofessionals. ESS would love to have you join their team! The first step to becoming a substitute in Hart County Schools is to complete an online application by following these instructions:

    ● Go to ESS.com/jobs
    ● Select Hart County (GA) > Apply Now
    ● Select Substitute Teacher or Substitute Paraprofessional and follow prompts to complete your online application
    The next in-person orientation and training is scheduled for January 31, 2024 from 8:30 to 12:00 pm at the HCBOE, 284 Campbell Dr., Hartwell, GA. Online options for orientation and training are also available. You will be notified by email of upcoming orientations and training once a completed application has been accepted.
    If you have any questions, please contact Christy Shaw, ESS Recruiter/Account Manager, at cshaw@ess.com or 706-424-7289.
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  • ESSER III Survey

    The Hart County Charter System is seeking stakeholder input regarding the use of ESSER III funds. The American Rescue Plan Act provides funding for local educational agencies to respond to COVID-19. Your feedback will be considered as the district budgets available funds. Please complete the following survey for your input to be considered. Click here to complete the survey.

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