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about garden hills elementary school

PRINCIPAL

Stacey W. Abbott

 

THE SCHOOL

Home to 485 students in Pre-kindergarten through 5th grades, Garden Hills Elementary provides a positive learning environment designed to help children reach their full potential – both as students and individuals. Our school has a well-earned reputation for effectively and creatively meeting the needs of each child. We maintain our standard of excellence by providing our students with:

  • Model foreign language programs
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP)
  • Gifted education offerings
  • Rigorous and challenging academic programs
  • Innovative fine arts programs

Built in 1938, Garden Hills Elementary is on the National Register of Historic Places.  The beautiful brick building is nestled among the older homes and stately trees of Atlanta’s historic Garden Hills neighborhood. Over the past ten years, there have been many improvements and renovations beginning with a modern gymnasium with an additional art room, and more recently newly designed parking spaces and soccer fields.  The playground was also expanded to now encompass two playground areas for the children.  A beautifully landscaped walkway from Rumson Road to the school was the result of a joint effort by the elementary school PTA and the Garden hills neighborhood so children and parents can enjoy walking to school.

Our school currently serves historic Buckhead neighborhoods including Garden Hills, Peachtree Park, Peachtree Heights, Lindridge Martin Manor, Pine Hills and Buckhead Atlanta district.

  • School Hours: 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
  • After School Care: 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM

 

OUR MISSION

At Garden Hills Elementary, our mission is to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are well-informed and respectful of others. We hold our students to the highest academic standards while providing them with the direction, support, and encouragement they need to be successful.

Because children learn in different ways, we offer flexible programs that help each child meet his or her maximum potential. Our students benefit from small class sizes that promote classroom unity and foster lasting friendships. At Garden Hills children are taught respect for the individual and are empowered to go out into the world with compassion and caring for others.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Garden Hills Elementary School
285 Sheridan Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 802-7800, main office phone
(404) 842-3050, fax

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www.gardenhillselementary.org