The Richmond County School System will administer a brief social-emotional learning skills screener to all students in grades 3-12 twice this school year. Additionally, teachers complete a brief 6 item questionnaire for students in PK through grade 2. The first screening window is September 22-October 7. If you do not wish for your child to participate in the screening, please complete the following Opt-Out form. https://forms.office.com/r/wBn7kKJRMD
Vision: The Richmond County School System will provide an equitable education for all students to prepare them for life beyond the classroom.
Mission: Building a globally competitive school system that educates the whole child through teaching, learning, collaboration, and innovation.
The mission of Freedom Park School to provide all students with a high quality education that enables them to be contributing members of a global society. We seek to create an environment that achieves equity for all students and ensures that each student is a successful learner.
To ensure quality teaching and learning in every classroom, every day, for every teacher and every student.
Every student, every day, that is the FPS way!
One school, One direction, Up!
During the pandemic, the federal government provided free lunch to all schools. Beginning this school year, federal school lunch program funding will return to pre-pandemic guidelines. For our school system, we will return to the Community Eligibility Program. For the 2022-2023 school year, Richmond County School System students in eligible schools will receive free lunch through the Community Eligibility Provision. Families with students attending Davidson Fine Arts School, Freedom Park K-8 School and/ or C.T. Walker Magnet School are requested to complete the Free and Reduced Lunch Application online beginning July 15 or at the school during Open House. Student free and reduced lunch status from the 2019-2020 school year will apply for the first 30 days of school. All RCSS students will receive free breakfast meals. https://www.myschoolapps.com/Application
Richmond County Schools will have several Learn @ Home opportunities this year. Your classroom teacher will provide directions about when and where to login for these events. Stay tuned for links provided on this page. Currently, the Learn @ Home dates are as follows: September 6, October 7, February 21, and March 14.
Freedom Park School has a heart for our beloved community. We are so blessed to be a part of to great families. The Richmond County and Fort Gordon Community. While we are not a DOD school (we are governed by Richmond Co. Board of Education), we are priviledged to be housed on Fort Gordan and a member of the Fort Gordon community. This section is dedicated to our communties.
Garrison Commander's Policy Memorandum No. 15 - Supervision of Children:
Augusta Recreation and Parks Fall Athletics Registration:
We know that involvement in positive activities beyond the school day is important. Being involved in activities beyond the school day helps to develop students social, emotionally, and intellectually. Please view the click here to find information regarding youth athletics in Richmond County.
Before and After School Care
Freedom Park does not house before and after school care for students. Fort Gordon families should visit Ft. Gordon Family and MWr for Child & Your Services. Please click here for more information.
Exceptional Families Exceptional Service
Please join EFMP for their monthly Parent Information Exchange/ Support Group Meeting. EFMP is a Department of Defense Program which assists eligible family members of active-duty Soldiers, DA Civilians, Army National Guard, and US Army Reserve. Click here for upcoming events.
Freedom Park School is a one to one technology school!
All students 3rd-8th grade are provided their own laptop. This laptop is at no charge to the families, comes with four (4) additional copies of Microsoft 365, and can be taken from home to school. Click the "Students" tab to access the handbook as well as additional technology information for students.
You may log on to Infinite Campus to view your student's grades. Infinite Campus also allows you check whether or not your student has received a tardy or an absence. Please click here for instructions for how to create an account. Already have an account? Please click here to access the information.
If you are active duty, but you don't live on post you must contact the central office to request a zone exemption @ (706) 826-1000. If accepted, the students will be on a zone exemption waiver. All students on waivers must reapply each school year.
Parent Partners in Education - Knowledge is Power
Curriculum Map - https://rcboe-public.rubiconatlas.org/Atlas/Public/View/Default
Standards Based Report Cards and Parent Guides - https://www.rcboe.org/Page/31026
ELA Parent Guides (all grade levels) - https://www.rcboe.org/Page/30338
Math Parent Guides (all grade levels) - https://www.rcboe.org/Page/8603