Details overview

Hours 07:45 AM - 02:10 PM
School leader Laconduas Freeman
District Dekalb County School District
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 22

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Flat Shoals Elementary School is dedicated to creating an environment conducive to learning by ensuring that all students are academically successful and prepared to compete in a global society.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

11
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Parenting center
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 4 years old
Certified and/or licensed No
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered None
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 22
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 22
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 28

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 98% 38%
Two or more races n/a 3%
White n/a 41%
Hispanic n/a 13%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 59%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Carter's Day Care
Students typically continue on to these schools Mcnair Middle School
  Mcnair High School
Parent involvement details We have a Parent Liaison on-site to facilitate the Parent Resource Center and to assist parents with getting involved and engaged through interactive workshops/training; computer access; resources; a lending library, ect. Parents stay informed through the texting systems and flyers.

Awards

Community service award PTA
Year received 2015

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation details The Parent Resource Center is housed at Flat Shoals Elementary School. It offers workshops/training, lunch & learns, computer access and resources to parents, guardians, and caregivers. The Parent Center is open Monday-Friday during school hours.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Transcript

Sources

Student diversity Translation missing: en.GA Dept of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group Translation missing: en.GA Dept of Education, 2013-2014
  NCES, 2011-2012