The Baldwin County School District is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Georgia Charter System of the Year for 2020 by the Charter System Foundation. According to the Charter System Foundation, the recipient of the Charter System of the Year Award must demonstrate flexibility, innovation, commitment, and achievement.
Baldwin County Schools became a charter system in 2016 and has surpassed the criteria set forth for the recognition by demonstrating the following attributes: flexibility to change existing policies; practices and waivers to increase the academic level of students; innovation that encourages participation and collaboration by the Governance Team, Principal, Teachers, Students and Community; and achievement that demonstrates productive work of Local School Governance Teams that improves academics and student success.
In addition to the recognition as Charter System of the Year, the school district will also receive $10,000. Baldwin County Schools was recognized at the 2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony held on October 20, 2020.