Flexibility Options for RCSS

Upon reviewing the available options, please take a moment and complete the  Stakeholder Survey for Flexibility Options for RCSS  

Parents - We need your help!  Please take a few minutes and fill out the School Climate Survey for your child's school.  Your opinion is important to us!  Thank you so much for your time!

Click here to take the survey.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.

RCSS Strategic Mentoring and Retaining Teachers
Mentoring truly does matter!!!  We are seeking proficient teachers from all RCSS schools with three successful years of teaching to support induction teachers.  Please review the application and sincerely consider applying to become a RCSS mentor.  Application deadline is April 30, 2015.

The Mission of the Richmond County School System is to educate students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens.

Georgia Parent Survey

Please click here and complete the Georgia Parent Survey.  The survey can be completed using a personal computer, smartphone, or iPad.  If you do not have Internet access, please visit the school's library to complete the survey.  Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.

Honor's Day Schedule

Tuesday, May 19th
  • Kindergarten  8:00-9:30 a.m.
  • 1st Grade  10:00-11:30 a.m.
  • 2nd Grade  12:00-1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 20th

  • 3rd Grade  8:00-9:30 a.m.
  • 4th Grade  10:00-11:30 a.m. 
  • 5th Grade 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 21st

  • Pre-K 9:00-11:00 a.m.

HES Title I Parent Resource Center

HES Parent Resource Center is open daily from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in room 303.  Click here for more information. 

Georgia Milestone Assessment System

Students in grades 3 - 5 will take the new Georgia Milestone Assessment this coming Spring.  Click here for more information about the assessment from the Georgia Department of Education.


Hephzibah Elementary's 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Harman

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

The Infinite Campus Parent Portal provides families in the Richmond County School District online information about their child's achievement. 

For instructions to activate your Infinite Campus Portal Account, please click here.

HES Accelerated Reader Program

The HES Accelerated Reader Program officially started September 15th.  The last day to take AR tests will be Friday, May 1, 2015.   Please click on this link for more information regarding the program and for the students' AR reading goals. 

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From the Principal

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 18
Band/Solo/Ensemble @ GRU 8:00AM~4:00PM

Monday, April 20
Georgia Milestone Test

Tuesday, April 21
Progress Reports
Georgia Milestone Test

HES School Council Meeting
@ 2:45 p.m.


* The "Koala-ty" School

School Mission  
The mission of Hephzibah Elementary is to provide a QUALITY academic program which builds self esteem, promotes respect for others, and creates lifelong learners for all students.

HES School Hours

Breakfast Served 7:00-7:30 a.m.
Students must be in the lunchroom by 7:15 a.m.
Classes Begin  7:30 a.m.
Classes End  2:15 p.m.


Today, 4/18/2015
High: 81 Low: 64
Chance rain showers
49% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/19/2015
High: 77 Low: 60
Chance rain showers
52% chance of precipitation.