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 

General Information

Thaxton Elementary School - Important Health Related Information
- Press Release
- Parent and/or Guardian Letter
- Tuberculosis Fact Sheet

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Notice of Elementary Redistricting Plan
On June 5, 2014, the Bedford County School Board voted to close Body Camp Elementary School after the 2014-15 school year. To prepare for that consolidation, the School Board will review a plan to revise elementary school attendance zones in the Staunton River district. Two documents outline the specifics of the proposal: Plan Summary and Plan MapSchools affected by this redistricting plan include Body Camp Elementary, Goodview Elementary, Huddleston Elementary, Moneta Elementary, and Stewartsville Elementary. The Bedford County School Board has scheduled a work session/special meeting to review and discuss redistricting for October 16, 2014 following a public hearing at the Staunton River High School cafeteria. The Board may elect to take action on this plan that night or at a later meeting. If you have questions, please contact the department of Assessment & Planning at (540) 586-1045 ext. 254. If you wish to comment on this proposal, please send an email to bcpsplanning@bedford.k12.va.us by October 15, 2014.

On September 11, 2014, the School Board requested potential redistricting plans for Liberty Zone elementary schools for a potential closing of Thaxton Elementary School for the 2015-16 school year. The draft redistricting proposal and redistricting draft map are available for viewing.

Meal Application Information
Important 2014-2015 Meal Application Information

Welcome Back Message!
Superintendent's Welcome Back Message to Teachers, Students and Parents

2014 Welcome Address Transcript [pdf]

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

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

BCPS Strategic Plan

School Board Information

Board Meetings

October 23, 2014 - New Middle School Project Work Session at 6:00 p.m. in SBO Conference Room (regular School Board meeting at 7:00 p.m.)

Human Resources Information

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

Employment Opportunities
Online Job Application
click here
Substitute Information - Applicants for substitute teaching can submit an online application with necessary documents to complete the file. Licensed applicants will be processed first.

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

dent Information

Student Code of Conduct
Click here for the 2014-2015 Student Code of Conduct

Student Registration
Infosnap - an online student enrollment and registration service will be available starting Monday, July 21 2014. Family Snapcodes [access codes] will be available at your child's school.
2014-2015 New Student Registration
2014-2015 Returning Student Registration

Online Opportunities for Students
Click here for online opportunities
 for students

  October 2014  
Go to Main Calendar
Upcoming Events
Date and Time: Oct 23, 2014 7:00PM-10:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Date and Time: Oct 24, 2014
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Nov 04, 2014
Category: Academic

Parent/Teacher Conferences 12:00 - 7:00

Date and Time: Nov 13, 2014 7:00PM-10:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Date and Time: Nov 26, 2014