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.

A Parent Guide to Destination Math and A Parent Guide to Destination Reading are available to give insight on using the Houghton Mifflin website. The web address is

The RCSS Wellness Committee is collecting information on how to better serve our employees because we are concerned about your health and well-being. We would appreciate your taking a few minutes to complete this survey.  You may also like to review the student wellness policy. Thank you in advance for your participation!

School Bus Route Information

RCSS online School Bus Webquery is now available to access your child's school bus number and route information for the 2014-2015 school year.


Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

Applications are available at your child's school or you may enroll online.  To access the online enrollment, please click here.  For additional information, please visit the Athletic Department's website.

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

Title I School Improvement Planning Meeting

Attention Parents and Community Leaders:  You are invited to attend Hephzibah Elementary's Title I Schoolwide/School Improvement Planning meeting on Thursday, August 28th at 3 p.m. in the media center.  

Labels for Education

Hephzibah Elementary is participating in the Labels for Education program.  Send in your Labels for Education and help us earn equipment for P.E.  Click here for the 2012-2013 participating products.  Thanks for supporting Hephzibah Elementary!

From the Principal

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 20
Parent Volunteer Workshop
@ 8 a.m. in the media center.  Any parent who wants to volunteer at HES or attend field trips with the students must attend a Parent Volunteer Workshop.

Monday, August 25
Title I Parent Facilitators' Meeting @ 9:00AM
RCSS Title I Classroom
Title I Intervention Specialists' Meeting @ 1:00PM
RCSS Title I Classroom
Thursday, August 28
HES Title I School Improvement Planning meeting
@ 3 p.m. in the media center.  Parents and Community Leaders are invited to attend.
Friday, August 29
PTA Back to School Dance


* 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, 8/20/2014
High: 98 Low: 74
Slight chance thunderstorms
19% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/21/2014
High: 100 Low: 75
Slight chance thunderstorms
19% chance of precipitation.