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PK-5
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Conyers, GA
Students enrolled: 609

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2800 Avalon Pkwy
Conyers, GA 30013

(770) 761-1842
(770) 761-1843
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November 03, 2014
I am very proud that my kid is learning good things with good teachers n well done with each classes.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2013
The school is continuing on a downward spiral. There are certainly a handful of great teachers but for the most part the staff could certainly use some upgrading. It is very upsetting when your child brings home work produced by teachers that has poor grammar and/or spelling when they are supposed to be teaching these things.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2013
I absolutely LOVE Peeks Chapel! Excluding my son's 1st grade teacher, who wouldn't return emails in a timely and professional manner, and avoided me whenever she would see me in the halls (she is now the ) I love every teacher he has had since then. He is now in 4th grade and doing well. Each teacher "know and cares" about his academic well being, in and out of school. They have gone above and beyond to make sure that he has the materials he needs to succeed. They are supportive, understanding of his academic needs and truly do care. I wish they had middle school grades, because I would let him stay right where he is until high-school!

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2013
I love the school I've had issues with several Teachers but those two does not represent the entire school. My son is happy there this year and doing well

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2013
I have kids in this school for the past 8 years. Peeks Chapel is a good school; however, it is far from what it was when we moved here in 2005. Back then, it was GREAT. Nowadays, you can walk into this school on any given day and see the office staff toddlers running around the front office. To me, this is sooo unprofessional and tacky as hell. The principal is has a good heart; however, he seems to have hired some of the most tired looking teachers and unprofessional staff to teach/work with our kids. Before I close, I must mentioned the recently hired ISS teacher at Peek's is far more intimidating that he should be for the kids at this school. After all this not the Southside of DeKalb.

- submitted by a parent
January 02, 2013
I really love Peeks Chapel I have a child there in 3rd grade who has just been blossoming with her teachers! The principal is really supportive, as well as other teachers who work tirelessly with my child and other students. My daughter is also involved in harp.& choir this year, and I have to say the music teacher is phenomenal with them. We used to be in.APS which used to have strong music programs but, not any harps. Though I will say she needs more support from staff, she does a great job especially with limited resources and help. Also my daughter loves her art teacher! Keep up the great work Peeks!

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2012
My boys entered Peeks Chapel in the 3rd grade from Dekalb County School District. Their grades were way below average and I was sure that they would be left behind but the teachers and Staff didn't except that. Every program that was available was offered to me for my boys. I worked with teachers and staff who worked OT to make sure that their grades were improved. I watch them them create a plan of action, set goals and expectations for my boys.It was if they were working together to save someone's life..and in a way they were. It sadden my heart to know that these same programs were offered in other School Districts but were never mentioned or offered for my boys. My boys are now in 5th grade, preparing for Middle School with their eyes on College. I can't name names in this review but you know who you are. From the the office to the library, gym, teachers and aides.. You made a difference in my Twins life and you also renewed my belief and Trust in the School System. Thank you for caring, for sharing, letting me cry and vent. Thank You and Kudos to PEEK"S CHAPEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2012
This was our first and will be our last year at PCE. As this school year comes to a close, I have begun coming to lunch as often as my schedule permits. I wish someone would tell the faculty and staff that berating children will not improve their behavior. To me the loud chatter and laughter of the cafeteria sounds like happy children. They have 2 assigned ladies (I use that term loosely) to get in the mic and "talk smack" to the children about how "they don't know how to be good, etc." My children had never been in such a "tense, negative" environment and they're coming home nervous wrecks. Last week another faculty member was threatening the car riders that if they didn't act better, she was going to put them on a bus. My 2nd grader came out that day a nervous wreck, thinking she would put him on bus and I wouldn't know about it. My 5th grader is heavily involved in the music program, much to my regret. The last two Mon. we have had her there for Chorus at 7:05 AM, only for the teacher to decide not to have it. However, no communication seems to be the norm. At a production earlier in the year, parents weren't given any info in order to attend this "production."

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2012
I am very disappointed with certain staff they have chosen this year. It is sad to have teachers that are untrained/minimal experience with children. My child has been instantly stereotyped because the teacher assumed they were having issues in the home and labeled them as a child that might have ADHD. All children play around my child is 5 yrs old in K, they might be setting standards a little to high for little kids when it comes to behavior I want my child to properly be introduced with discipline before being treated like a 5th grader. Also I speak for some of the teachers room assistants are just as worst with children they yell at the children instead of acting like helpers I have witnessed it at a field trip and im sad that I can not put the names of the two i am speaking particular about because of they're actions this year my child will not be returning to peeks chapel

- submitted by a parent
December 28, 2011
There are some great teachers at this school. However, so far my family has been disappointed in the lack of communication with the 5th grade teachers. They have responded neither to notes nor e-mails.

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2011
This is a great school. The teachers are very involved with the students progress both academically and socially. I have two children, one will be entering kindergarten and the other 2nd grade in the fall of 2011.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2011
This is my sons first year in this school and I think everyone from the teachers to the office is WONDERFUL! Everyone is more than friendy and most of all professional. His teacher Mr. John Smith is OUTSTANDING. I hope that Mr. Smith will be teaching 2nd grade next year! I am really pleased

- submitted by a parent
December 17, 2010
Peeks Chapel is a wonderful school. My oldest daugher has attended K-5th there and my youngest Pre-K-2nd. The teachers are involved with the students and as with any school, parents are encouraged to get involved. If they do not, teachers cannot do it all of course. One note - another parent mentioned that the principal goes by his first name. "Toney" is his last name and not once in 5 years of him being assistant principal or principal have I seen a student call him by his first name. Also, the students are given a nutritional alternate lunch or breakfast if there is no balance on the account.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2010
Just to clarify this comment, the public schools contract with the company who provides meals. It is not the school or teacher's decision to withhold food. The food service company also delivers automated messages to parents at home to warn them that their child's account is in default before withholding food. Unfortunately, many parents do not choose to send food from home as an option when they have not taken care of account balances. In order to continue providing free and reduced meals, the company has to maintain income.

- submitted by a teacher
May 10, 2010
My kids are new to Peek's Chapel and as a parent I'm already dissappointed in the school and in the principal. I have never heard a principal tell students to call him by his first name. Nor have I heard of the luchroom taking a child's breakfast or luch away from a child because they may have a negative luch acct. They don't know what a child's parent is going thru and they may feel they only way they can eat is at school, but we see that's not true. I come from a county that really cares about the child even if their acct is negative they still get to eat. I need to find out what Peek's Chapel Elementary grade is...is an A,B,C,D or an F.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 04, 2010
As a parent, I love Peek's Chapel Elementary School because of the most professional and caring teachers i have ever seen. Examples of those teachers would be Mrs. Griffin and Mrs. Roddenberry. My daughter loves those two ladies and they have my utmost respect and admiration.

- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2009
Excellent school with fantastic, caring teachers. The administration supports students' successes, and discipline when needed.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2009
This is a really good school! The teachers are really nice. Principal is awesome and my child loves it there. I would send her to peeks over any other school in Rockdale county.

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 12, 2008
I love Peek's Chapel. My children enjoy their teachers every year. The administrators are so passionate about learning, about the safety of the children, and they are extremely involved. I love Peek's Chapel Elementary.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2008
Peek's Chapel consistently performs other school in Rockdale and neighboring counties. The staff is truly dedicated to helping all children. Excellent school!

- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2008
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- submitted by a student
June 26, 2008
I just arrived to Peeks Chapel last year. My child came from a great school where the teachers are concerned and actually get involved with the students. At this school I felt that the teachers here looked at the students as a number not a person. They don t take the time to see what they are struggling with and or take the time to hear their concerns. My child was getting great grades in his past school and this school he was getting nothing but complaints. It was hard to believe that he will change just over a short period of time considering we came into the school year in the middle. My child will come home with the same complaints about the teacher will never call on student when their hand are up or if they have a question on an assignment the teacher will not help them.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
November 24, 2007
We came to Peek's Chapel 2 years ago, and wow, has this school changed! I think that most of the change is coming from the lower priced and rental homes in the area. The PTA has became a joke. Also the mentality of some of the new students and their parents has created a whole new range discipline problems. As an African-American, I thought that moving to Rockdale County Schools from DeKalb was a step up; not down. Overall, Peek's Chapel is a good school. I am certain that it will remain this way if the administration continues to be consistent with their STRICT discipline strategies.

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2007
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September 07, 2007
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July 10, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2006
My daughter has attended PCE since it opened. The overall quality of the school has gone down to me. It seems as if the teachers are more focused on enforcing the new rules implemented by our new administration than teaching. My daughter has complained that the teacher spends more time disciplining and trying to maintain order in the classroom than actual teaching. I am happy with the extracurricular activities. Overall the school is not bad, it's just not what it was from previous years. I would like to see the good students rewarded more for their efforts than being put on the same bandwagon as the ones not doing what they are supposed to do.

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2006
Peeks Chapel has been a wonderful experience for my child, but it seems to view 'rule making' as an absolute behavior management technique. African American parents need to pay special attention to how their children are being expected to behave, especially African American boys. The school has a large number of white female teachers and there seems to be some insensitivity to the racial/cultural diversity in the school. The principal is African American and so is the Superintendant; this may provide some necessary changes in this school.

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2005
Peeks Chapel has strong academic programs but the teachers change rules to accomidate themselves. They act as though the parents do not teach their children anything at all. Many of them look down on Africa American students.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2005
I am very disappointed in the change in this school over the past few years. New families are not involved and seem to see school as subsidized day care. This will be the last year at this school for my child and I think other parents and teachers are seeing the same problems. The principal is 'retiring' this year, but I think it is more likely that she is bailing out of a sinking ship.

- submitted by a parent
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Peek's Chapel Elementary School
2800 Avalon Pkwy, Conyers, GA  30013
(770) 761-1842
Last modified Peek's Chapel Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Peek's Chapel Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. Top