Board of Education Public Notice:  The Burke County Board of Education will meet on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the Olive Hill Room at the Olive Hill Resource Center, 509 West Concord Street, Morganton, North Carolina 28655. The agenda for the meeting is attached.

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BCPS ranks No. 22 on list of best districts in state
BCPS ranks No. 22 on list of best districts in state
16 August 2019
A national website that researches schools ranks Burke County Public Schools 22nd overall and tied for third compared to districts its size on a list of the best school districts in North Carolina. The site,, released its new 2020 Best Schools rankings earlier this month. On its list, Burke County Public Schools is the 13th best district for teachers, the 14th best place to teach and the 15th safest district in North Carolina out of 115 school districts.
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