bigstockGroupOfDiverseStudentsOuts41827411.png dreamstime EducationSolutionsPageiStock_000014328884Medium.png gl GroupofChildrenEthnicallyDiverse.png
Welcome to Matilda Harris Elementary School
 
Dr. Heath Heron, Principal

Home of the Jaguars, Matilda Harris Elementary School (MHES) is named after Matilda Tompkins (Ann) Harris.  Matilda Harris was the first female African American teacher in Camden County who began her 60 year educational career in 1871.  Admired for her personal qualities and her leadership abilities, the General Assembly of the State of Georgia designated the Camden County Training School as the Matilda Harris Elementary School on February 18, 1964.

                                      Welcome Information for Parents

Parents, please click on the pencil to take the
Title I Parent Survey!
We appreciate your feedback.

Announcements
2015-16 School Calendar

Character Trait of the Month

 

Parent Corner
What's Happening Now!

Testing HTML / Text Box

Georgia Milestones Assessment Results
Show Progress and Opportunity for Camden County Schools

The Georgia Department of Education recently released student scores from the 2014-15 administration of the Georgia Milestones Assessment System which includes End of Grade (EOG) tests in grades 3-8 and End of Course (EOC) tests in grades 9-12. Results from this first year of Georgia Milestones reveal areas of accomplishment and opportunities for growth.  As expected, due to the more rigorous standards assessed by Georgia Milestones, statewide scores were lower than teachers and parents are accustomed to receiving. Camden County’s students’ scores were, once again, higher than the state average in most areas.

To read the Georgia Milestones Parent Letter, click here

To read more about the Georgia Milestones Assessment results, click here.

To learn more about district and school level assessment results, visit our CCS Dashboard here.  
Get Georgia Reading

We Believe...

Georgia Milestones



Do you have questions about the new Georgia Milestones Assessment?

Click here to view The Parent's Guide to New Tests in Georgia created by the National PTA or click here to read information from the Georgia Department of Education. These two resources provide lots of helpful information about the new Georgia Milestones Assessment System. If you still have questions, please feel free to contact your child's school. We are always here to help!

Quick Links
Curriculum Links
We are still collecting old printer cartridges! Send them to the media center, and we'll be glad to take them!