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  • Congratulations Tashika Truesdale (far right) our Terrific Teacher of the Year! Our other wonderful nominees are left to right: Lauren McClelland, Kristin Trenbeath, and Vera Woods.
  • We are very proud of our Professional of the Year, Marie Morris, Principal's Secretary and Bookkeeper (second from left) and the other amazing nominees are Jenna Chapman (far left) and Jose Espinoza (far right).
  • Congratulations to the winners of our Oratorical Competition. They will go to the District Oratorical Competition to represent our school.
  • These 4th and 5th grade students participated in High Point's Oratorical Competition. Each student wrote and delivered a speech based on how optimism helps them to succeed. Our students did an AMAZING job!
  • Mrs. Reich and Mrs. Gersten did an EXCELLENT job directing our students in production of 'Aladdin'. High Point ES has a lot of talent! Congratulations on a job well done!
  • Congratulations to our newly crowned King and Queen of Pi!!! Emmani Maxwell and Jaxson Churchwell did a super job reciting digits of Pi.
  • This wonderful new deck is a great addition to High Point! It's the perfect spot for learning, reading or just relaxing.
  • Kindergarten students did an amazing job when they presented 'EIEI Oops' to parents and students.



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High Point Mission and Vision Statement

High Point Elementary School is a safe, nurturing, and diverse community committed to maintaining high standards. We achieve academic excellence by creating self-motivated learners and productive citizens.


Focus School Information

Increasing student academic achievement is a primary goal at our school, and we are excited about the strategies we are implementing to achieve excellent results this school year.  Our school has been designated by the Georgia Department of Education as being a Title I Focus School for the 2015-2016 school year, and per federal mandate, our school will implement a Flexible Learning Program for the school year.  We welcome you to attend one or both of two upcoming meetings to receive additional information and provide input on the Flexible Learning Program.  The meetings are scheduled for:

  • August 19, 2015 – High Point Elementary School, 520 Greenland Road NE,           Sandy Springs 30342, 5:00pm-6:00pm, Room-Media Center
  • August 20, 2015 – Banneker High School, 6015 Feldwood Road, College Park 30349, 5:00pm-6:00pm, Room-Auditorium

Also, attached are the letters to parents explaining why we have been identified as a Focus School. More information will also be given at Curriculum Night on August 27th.

Focus Letter for Parents.pdf

Focus Letter for Parents (Spanish).pdf


Reminders for Visitors…..

Visitor System: If you have not already done so, please stop by the front office to have your ID scanned into our new visitor system. Everyone must go through this process to gain entrance into the building. Safety is our number one priority!

Volunteers: If you plan on volunteering in the classroom or at a school event, you must complete the volunteer application. This can be found at  Fulton County Schools Volunteer Page. Follow the process to complete the application. Applications take at least 48 hours to process. You will not be able to volunteer until you have been approved by the county. If you need access to a computer, you are more than welcome to complete the application and watch the video in our school. Our front office staff will be able to assist you.





High Point Elementary School

520 Greenland Rd NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
(470) 254-7716
Fax: (470) 254-3294
**Please note the new phone number**


Access Information

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RFF Days for High Point
Students will not be in school on the following days:
September 8th
November 2nd
February 11th
If you are in need of child care on the RFF days, please visit the following link at YMCA.

Title I Update

Each year Title I needs input/feedback from our parents.  Please visit the following link to provide your ideas.

IB Candidacy Accepted!!!

We are pleased to say that our application for candidacy for the Primary Years Programme has been accepted!! High Point Elementary School is recognized as an IB candidate school for the Primary Years Programme as of September 1, 2015.
We are so excited for what the future holds!!! Click on the flags to find out more!

​Upcoming Events!


August 27th ​ - Curriculum Night
4:45-5:00 - General PTA Meeting
5:00-5:30 - Title I Information Meeting (Principal's Address)
5:50-6:30 - Session 1 with homeroom teacher
6:30-7:00 – Meet and Greet for Math Teachers, Special Area Teachers, Special Program Teachers and Informational Stations for Parents


September 7th ​- Labor Day (No School)

September 8th - RFF Day (No School)


Parent Tour Dates 2015-2016

(Twice a month on Wednesdays)

  • September 9th
  • September 30th 
  • October 7th
  • October 28th
  • November 4th  
  • November 18th
  • December 9th
  • January 13th
  • January 27th
  • February 10th
  • February 24th
  • March 9th  
  • March 23rd
  • April 27th
  • May 4th




FCS Strategic Plan 2017

Strategic Plan Overview

Strategic Plan Narrative




520 Greenland Road NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30342, Phone: 404-843-7716, Fax: 404-847-3294
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