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  • Board of Education - Regular Meeting -January 25, 2016 has been canceled
    The next Meeting will be February 8, 2016.  
  • Board of Education - Regular Session - February 22, 2016 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Board of Education Work Session - February 8, 2016 - 6:00 p.m.
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GA Tech Austin Twins Visit Putnam
The Austins Twins, sons of Assistant Superintendent Derrick Austin, were home for Christmas and visited the Putnam County School System. The twins attend GA. Tech. While here they took time to read and visit with many of our students. You may have heard of the "Miracle on Techwood" when GA Tech beat Florida State in 2015. Well Lance Austin was the young man carrying the ball and his identical twin brother, Lawrence, crossed the goal line with him.
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PCMS Cheerleaders Take First Place
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PCHS was named in US News'  BEST High Schools and given a Bronze ranking for 2015.  Click Below for more information.


Superintendent's Students of the Month


The Putnam County Charter School System is pleased to announce the Superintendent's Students of the Month for December 2015
PCPS: Ellie McMillian
PCES:     Gabby Sloan
PCMS:   Malik Thornton
PCHS: Jared Coronado
PCHS Students Perform for Board of Education
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PCHS Students Meet with Author


Several PCHS students had the opportunity to meet and speak with Pulitzer Prize winning author (and Putnam County native) Alice Walker. Ms. Walker gave a reading on “Standing in Georgia, Writing to the World”  at the University of Georgia in Athens. The students pictured with Ms. Walker met with her in the morning and attended a lecture in afternoon. The lecture was sponsored by the Wilson Center for Humanities and Arts.  Ms. Walker donated over 300 books from her personal library to the PCHS library as well a a signed copy of "The Color Purple".

2016 Reward Schools Announced
  • Reward Schools Announced
    Congratulations to Putnam County Primary School for being named a 2016 Highest Performing Reward School.  A Highest Performing Reward School is in the top 5% of Title I schools in Georgia, has the highest 3-year average Content Mastery category performance, and cannot be a Priority or Focus School. Click here to see letter from State School Superintendent  Letter 

    Congratulations to Putnam County Elementary School and Putnam County Middle School for being named 2016 Highest Progress Reward Schools.  Highest Progress Reward Schools are in the top 10% of Title I schools in Georgia, they have the highest 3-year average progress scores, they are not identified as Priority or Focus schools, and they cannot be Highest Performing Schools.

How to Reach Us

Putnam County
Charter School System
158 Old Glenwood Springs Road
Eatonton, Georgia  31024
Phone: 706-485-5381
 Fax: 706-485-3820


Our Vision ... is a school system in which students, staff and community ...

Our vision is a school system in which students, staff and community learn, grow and work together to embrace the future.

Our Mission ... is to assist all students in acquiring knowledge ...

Our mission is to assist all students in acquiring knowledge, fostering aspirations, and developing life skills that will empower them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of a global society.
2015 SPLOST Schedule of Expenditures

Click below for the 2015 SPLOST Expenditures

2015 SPLOST Expenditures


Innovation Award

Putnam County Charter Schools received the Georgia Charter School System Innovation Award from the Georgia Charter System Foundation! Our system was awarded this honor from among 11 other charter systems across the state. PCSS continues to inspire, innovate and excel!

PCPS Pre K Tours Putnam County
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Mr. Arena Revisits India With PCMS
Eric Arena, Superintendent of Putnam County Charter Schools, visited with students at PCMS to share his experiences from 2009 when he visited India.
Move on When Ready (MOWR) Program

 Earlier this year, the Georgia legislature passed and Governor Deal signed into law the Move On When Ready Act. The Move On When Ready [MOWR] program simplifies and expands Georgia’s dual enrollment opportunities so that high school students can simultaneously satisfy high school requirements and get a jump-start on a postsecondary credential.