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.

Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

House Bill 251 Public School Choice Information and Application Form for the 2015-2016 School Year are now available. The deadline to apply is February 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM.  For a complete packet, click here.
The Mission of the Richmond County School System is to educate students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens.

Thank You Unimin Corporation!

The Unimin Corporation donated $1000 for the school's Accelerated Reader Incentive program!

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.

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. 


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. 

Visitor Web Counter

Free Visitor Counters

From the Principal

American Red Cross Ten Tips for Cold Weather
1. Layer up! Wear layers of lightweight clothing to stay warm. Gloves and a hat will help prevent losing your body heat.

Upcoming Events

Monday, January 26
Title I Parent Facilitators' Meeting @ 9:00 AM
RCSS Title I Classroom
Title I Intervention Specialists' Meeting @ 1:00 PM
RCSS Title I Classroom
Community Flexibility Option Meeting
@ 6 p.m.  Click here for more information.
Thursday, January 29
HES Social Studies Fair

Friday, January 30
Incentive Party A/B Honor Roll

RCSS Spelling Bee @ A.R. Johnson
Saturday, January 31
RCSS Reading Bowl
@ 9 a.m. Technical Career Magnet School


* 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, 1/25/2015
High: 60 Low: 33
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 1/26/2015
High: 56 Low: 39
Partly cloudy
11% chance of precipitation.