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Mission and Vision

Heards Ferry Mission: 

To challenge and support all students to reach their highest potential.

Heards Ferry Vision:

The vision of Heards Ferry Elementary as a member of the Riverwood International Cluster is to deliver a challenging curriculum that gives all students the tools needed to be successful, contributing members of our nation and the world.

Teaching students how to think, not what to think.


Heards Ferry News and Information  

Learn More About Our New State Test!

Georgia Milestones End of Grade (EOG) for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders

Click on the about link at the top of this page and then scroll down to standardized testing to click on Georgia Milestones.  

Testing Schedule

April 16th-May 1st


April 16th: ELA Sections 1 & 2: 3rd and 5th grades (paper/pencil), Trepte and Dunn (4th grade online), small groups (paper/pencil and online)

April 17th: ELA Sections 1 & 2: Boardman and Grothe (4th grade online)

April 20th: ELA Section 3: 3rdand 5th grades, Trepte and Dunn (4th), small groups

April 21st: ELA Section 3: Boardman and Grothe (4th)

April 22nd: Math Sections 1 & 2: 3rd and 5th grades, Trepte and Dunn (4th), small groups

April 23rd: Math Sections 1 & 2: Boardman and Grothe (4th)

April 24th: Makeup Day

April 27th: Science Sections 1 & 2: 3rd and 5th grades, Trepte and Dunn (4th), small groups

April 28th: Science Sections 1 & 2: Boardman and Grothe (4th)

April 29th: Social Studies Sections 1& 2: 3rd and 5th grades, Trepte and Dunn (4th), small groups

April 30th: Social Studies Sections 1& 2: Boardman and Grothe (4th)

May 1st: Makeup Day


State of Georgia Parent Survey

The time to administer the Georgia Parent Survey for the 2014-2015 school year has arrived. This is the second year that the Georgia Parent Survey has been administered, and data from the Georgia Parent Survey will be used to calculate the School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), along with the correlation between the student responses on the Georgia Student Health Survey II and school personnel responses on the Georgia School Personnel Survey. The Georgia Parent Survey will remain open through Friday, March 27, 2015.

The Georgia Parent Survey is administered electronically and parents are able to complete the survey using personal computers, smartphones or iPads.  The Georgia Parent Survey has 20 questions and it should take no more than 5 - 10 minutes to complete. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.

All parents should participate in the Georgia Parent Survey. The link to the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below. Heards Ferry would love your feedback! Don't forget to complete the survey before March 27, 2015!




2015-2016 Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten & New Student Registration

  • Pre-K Registration:

April 1st and 2nd from 9:00am-2:00pm

Drawing to be held April 3rd at 11:00am in the Media Center

  • Kindergarten & New Student Registration:

May 6th from 8:00am-4:00pm

May 7th from 8:00am-7:00pm

Required documents needed to complete registration:

  • Official State Birth Certificate or passport (no copies)

  • Georgia State Immunization, Form #3231

  • Georgia State Hearing, Vision & Dental Screening, Form #3300

  • Child's Social Security Number (Optional)

  • 2 current proofs of residency (One current Water, Electric or Gas bill AND one Residence document from the list below) Both documents must contain parent or guardian's name and current address.

    • Copy of home mortgage Bill

    • Current bank statement

    • Valid Driver's License/ State ID

    • Current Paycheck

    • Copy of home sale contract 

    • Current HOA Bill

    • Section Eight/HUD Housing Document 

    • Current Apartment/House Lease 

    • Homeowner's/Renter's insurance registration card


For more information use the "Parents" tab, above to go to the "Registration and Forms" webpage.



Heards Ferry Soars With Excitement About IB. Check out the NEW!!! HFE IB website, click on the icon in the "Quick Links for Parents" section.



 School Tours

 We have now concluded our prospective parent school tour program for the 2014/15 school year. Prospective parent tours run September through March. Tours will resume in September at our new school site. Please check the website in August for tour dates for the 2015/16 school year.



New School Coming Soon!!
As you should know by now, this is the last year for the current Heards Ferry Elementary building, which was built in 1970. A replacement Heards Ferry Elementary school is in the process of being built just across I-285 on Powers Ferry Road with plans to be completed in time for the 2015-16 school year.
The official Fulton County page for the school replacement project can be found here, and a copy of the presentation (including floor plans and exterior sketches) can be found here.

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Quick Links for Parents:

 -   Volunteer Information  NEW!!!

  -  HFE Policies and Procedures 

  -  Affidavit of Residency

  -   Bullying Defined 

  -   Absence Note

  -   Afternoon Carpool Map    

  -   Home Access Center Tutorial 

  -   Change of Dismissal form (required to change the way in which your child is to go home after school) 


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