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Superintendent Bo Matthews

Superintendent's Message

Greetings from Barren County Schools!

We welcome you to our website and hope that you find this information useful.  Barren County Schools is an innovative district of approximately 5,300 students ranging from preschool through 12th grade.  Over 1000 caring adults work in our schools each day to meet the individual needs of our students.  

We offer state-of-the-art facilities and a highly trained staff who provide students with a welcoming, engaging, and safe environment in which to learn and grow. Our academic programs are tailored to meet the needs of all students, challenging them to further develop intellectually, socially, and emotionally.  Our extracurricular and athletic programs engage and challenge students to pursue their passions.  Barren County School District believes opportunity creates success, and we are committed to helping students BeCome Life Ready.   

We emphasize service, content mastery, critical thinking, and creative, innovative problem-solving.  We work to equip students with the skills they need to find their path to success; this includes personal accountability, a strong work ethic, a commitment to excellence, and effective communication.  

Feel free to contact any of our building administrators to learn more about the Barren County School System, or you may reach me at the Barren County Board of Education.  We look forward to working with you to find success for all of our students. We are BC!