Welcome to Blackford Junior High School!

We believe in the Bruins!

At BJHS the school day begins at 8:05 a.m. and ends at 3:05 p.m.  Students arriving after 8:05 a.m. are considered tardy.

The school office is open 7:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Click the link below for bullying prevention information sponsored by BCS.


Dear Parent please click here for some important information.

BCS Start Time Survey - The Blackford County School Board is requesting community input regarding the start and end time for our schools.  Please go to the Blackford County Schools corporation homepage to find a link to an online survey that will allow you to provide feedback for start and end times for next school year.  You can also access the survey through the following link:  https://wwwsurveymonkey.com/r/9SWYDXW.



  • 25th - No School
  • 28th - 8th Grade Recognition/Awards - BJHS Gym - 7:00 pm


  • 1st - Last Student Day
  • 1st - 7th Grade Recognition - 9:00 am - BJHS Gym
  • 2nd - Last Teacher Day

- Barring any additional cancellations, our students will now be in session on March 23-25, and May 26-29, with the last day being June 1st.

2015-2016 School Calendar



Textbook / Cafeteria Info.

 2014/2015 Textbook Fees   

Grade 7


Grade 8



 2014/2015 Cafeteria Prices   





Adult Lunch




Click here for the Simple Way to Pay for School Lunch

May Lunch Menu

Mission Statement 

Educating Students, Changing the World

Vision Statement

The vision of BCS is to become the preeminent school system in the state by empowering students to take ownership of their limitless potential, through rigorous innovative programs and experiences.  Quality instruction and collaboration between teachers, students, and parents, assures that students will possess the essential skills to engage their futures.  BCS will accomplish this, in part, by providing a challenging environment that:

*Nurtures Unique Talents

*Prepares students to take initiative, think critically, and act responsibly

*Encourages the pursuit of goals that enriches the quality of life
for themselves and others

*Celebrates by recognizing achievements


820 W. Van Cleve
Hartford City, In 47348
(765) 348-7590 
fax# (765) 348-7593

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