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.

Help your school and support the Indiana Pacers

Win some neat Pacers prizes and raise money for our schools by selling tickets to Pacers games! Invite your friends, family members, and co-workers to our school night on Sunday, March 1St, 2015 vs. the Philadelphia 76ers and pick up your prizes at the game! Win a Pacers personalized jersey, meet a Pacers player, and earn other great prizes by participating! Everyone who turns in an order form with at least 1 ticket sold will receive a FREE Pacers branded cinch bag!  Turn in your order forms by Wednesday, January 21st.



  • 26th - POPS Concert @ BHS - 7:00 pm
  • 1st - Bruin Boosters School Night at the Pacers Game - 6:00 pm
  • 6th - End of 3rd Quarter (9 weeks)
  • 13th - Report Cards go home
  • 23rd, 24th & 25th - school make-up days
  • 26th - April 5th - Spring Break
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL - Barring any additional cancellations, our students will now be in session on March 23-25, and May 26-29.

ISTEP Schedule

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



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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