Welcome to Bedford County Public Schools

Welcome to Bedford County Public Schools' web page. Bedford County is located at the foot of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in the heart of Central Virginia. The public school system of Bedford County is dedicated to excellence in education and strives to prepare our students to be productive and responsible citizens in our community and the world.
News & Notices 

2015-2016 BCPS Budget Information

General Information

NEW 2015-2016 Student Registration
Snapcodes are required for student registration and will be sent from your child's school. Click on the appropriate link below:
    2015-2016 Returning Students
    2015-2016 New Students (New to Bedford County Public Schools)


BCPS on Social Media
Like Us on Facebook Facebook HERE
Follow Us on Twitter Twitter HERE

Redistricting Information
To view plans and maps for the Liberty and Staunton River zones click HERE.

2015-2016 School Calendar

The School Board approved the 15-16 School Calendar during its regular meeting on 11/13/14. To view the Calendar click HERE.

2016-2017 School Calendar
The School Board approved the 16-17 School Calendar during its regular meeting on 12/11/14. To view the Calendar click HERE.

State Council of Higher Education
Students and their families are encouraged to use a variety of information sources to select a college and major. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) provides one such source that is available
here.

Bedford County Public Schools - School Efficiency Review 
Click here for the Prismatic Services, Inc. presentation. For the full report click here.

BCPS Strategic Plan

Technology Infrastructure Improvement Plan

School Board Information

Board Meetings

September 10, 2015School Board meeting - 7:00 p.m. at the School Board Office Conference Room

Human Resources Information

Notice of Job Opportunity
Teacher needed to serve at the following position:
Math Teacher. Provide students with generic academic instruction in secondary grade Mathematics subjects. Prepare course objectives and study outlines following the curriculum requirements. Plan and demonstrate strategies for developmental objectives and required knowledge. Monitor, assess, and respond to student skill levels. Assign lessons and correct homework. Administer tests to evaluate students' progress.
-Minimum Requirements: (a) Bachelor's degree; (b) Additional 2 years work experience in a relevant occupation; and (c) State Teaching Certification.
-Job Location: Bedford, VA
-Send resume to Bedford County Public Schools, Attn. HR, 310 South Bridge Street, Bedford, VA. FAX 540-586-7739. EOE.

Student-Teacher Ratios
Elementary Student-Teacher Ratios 2014-2015

Employment Opportunities
Online Job Application
click here

Substitute Information -
Currently accepting only applications for licensed teachers and/or individuals who have a degree in a foreign language or are native speakers in French and Spanish.

Compliance Officer Information
For information regarding Bedford County Public Schools' Compliance Officers click HERE.


Sexual Misconduct and Abuse Prevention Training
The responsibility for protecting students from sexual misconduct and abuse is shared by the school board, school board employees, school volunteers, parents, state agencies, and law enforcement. The following two organizations are dedicated solely for the prevention of child sexual abuse. Please take a moment to review the information and training opportunities available through these two organization's websites:
               
Darkness to Light
               Stop It Now

School Information

Important Safety Information
Tips for talking to children about school safety

Stu
dent Information

Services for Students Identified as Hearing or Visually Impaired
"The Department of Education shall annually prepare and distribute to local school boards packets of information describing the educational and other services available through the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind, the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, and the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired to students who are identified as hearing impaired or visually impaired. Local school boards shall annually post this information on the school division's website and inform the parents of those students who are identified as hearing impaired or visually impaired of its availability. School boards shall ensure that packets of such information are available in an accessible format for review by parents who do not have Internet access."
Resources for Families:

     - Specific Disabilities-Sensory Disabilities 

     - Guidelines for Working With Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Virginia Public Schools

     - Guidelines for Working With Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired in Virginia Public Schools

Student Code of Conduct

Click here for the 2015-2016 Student Code of Conduct


Student Registration
Infosnap - an online student enrollment and registration service WILL BE available after June 1. Separate links will be available for both NEW and RETURNING STUDENTS. New families will need to create an account when the link is active.

Online Opportunities for Students
Click here for online opportunities
 for students

Calendar
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Upcoming Events
Date and Time: Sep 07, 2015
Category: Holiday
Date and Time: Oct 15, 2015
Date and Time: Oct 16, 2015
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Oct 22, 2015
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Nov 03, 2015
Category: Holiday

Conferences 12:00-7:00
School Closed for Students

Quick Links

Bedford County Public Schools on mobile:
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Get the Bedford County Public Schools' app
for Android and iOS devices.