|Welcome to the Lewis County School District website. We hope you enjoy your visit. At Lewis County Schools, we are determined to continue to strive for academic excellence. Over the past several years our entire educational family has worked very hard to provide our children with all the tools essential to achieving at the highest level. Through a total team effort and a progressive, innovative outlook we have continued to make improvement.
I can say without hesitation that Lewis County and Lewis County schools are both exceptional and distinctive in their own right. We are fortunate to have such a dynamic community in which to raise our children. Once again, I hope you enjoy your visit to our website.
Benjamin (Benny) L. Pace
Director of Schools
Lewis County Schools are 100% accredited by AdvancED -- the world's largest education community, representing 23,000 public and private schools and districts in 30 states and 65 countries and serving nearly 15 million students. AdvancED is the parent organization of our regional accreditation agency, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools -- Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).
The mission of the Lewis County School system is to develop a safe, total school program with sufficient scope to encompass the moral, intellectual, physical, civic, social, and aesthetic needs of our youth in a democratic society.
Director of Schools, Benny Pace, has announced the end of the year school schedule:
• An administrative day will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016 with no students reporting.
• Friday, May 20, 2016 will be an abbreviated day with buses leaving the middle school campus at 9:30 a.m.
• High School graduation will be held at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 20,2016.
• The 2016-2017 school year will begin with students returning for a full day on August 1,2016.