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120 Oriole Dr
Jonesboro, GA 30238

(678) 479-2600
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August 25, 2015
If you have a special needs student please don't send them to this school. The principal Dr Barbara is awesome but the special needs team to me don't have the understanding to deal with challenged kids.

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April 28, 2014
This school has helped my grandson in many ways in his studied help him to develop into a better student in his grade. thank you brenda crawford

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September 26, 2013
Calloway is very clean and organized. The teachers are hard working and pay attention to the children.my daughters teachers sends personal notes on things to work on and what my child is doing great in. She makes suggestions on how we should have her tested for advance classes. She is very loving and caring so deeply. The school pta is strong and does everything possible to keep the parents involved and the school up and running right.

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October 18, 2012
my child has been attending Callaway for two years now she's in 1st grade this year and i would love to be more apart of her education process but I'm unable to give the time she needs as I'm a single mother and have little or no time Mr.fuller the principal has been a major part of my childs education and i thank him so much not to happy with last years teacher but feeling comfident Mrs.green she is wonderful so far and i am very hopeful and disappointed this year as Mr.fuller is no longer our principal i wish him the best and hope the new principal is as good as he was.

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August 25, 2011
Callaway Elementary is an awesome school, and it has an awesome staff. The principal is very involved with the children. His number one prority is their education. I love this school!

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August 15, 2011
I have been involved with Callaway for a long time and would like to commend Mrs. Watkins, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Y Edwards, Mrs. Greggs and Ms. Fairclough for their exceptional gift as educators. At a very young age is when it all starts laying the foundation for our children. Parents before you select ratings for the school, teachers and principal make sure you are honest in rating yourself. It starts at home making sure we as parents reinforce the material, have our children in bed at a decent hour, spend quality time, visit the school etc. Remember it's a triangle....Parents, Students and Teachers. Great Job Callaway meeting AYP 8 years straight!!!!

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August 01, 2011
All my four children attended this school, the teacher and the workers are great. Could not think of a better school.

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May 12, 2011
There are few teachers at callaway that care about teaching at callaway the principal on the other hand needs some instructional advice. The Assistant principal was fired in a clayton county academy and citied for a DUI

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February 15, 2010
My child started at Callaway when it opened for the school year 2008-2009 and we love Callaway. His teachers have allowed the parents to be involved in the daily activities and keep the parents very informed with notes and phone calls home. I am a Proud parent of 2 Callaway students.

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March 27, 2009
Love the teachers but i get a little lost when it comes to the day to day curriculum. Could comminicate more.

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November 06, 2008
I totally agree that Mrs. Sampson is one of the best. As well, we need to include Ms. Greggs and Ms. McClain to the list. Overall, I think that the principal & faculty are doing their best. They made AYP this year.

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November 05, 2008
This is a great school and the best teachers yet are Ms. Sampson, Ms. George and Ms Abdullah. There should be more interaction with parents, students and teachers. Great score teacher this year. The principal is still in need of some bedside manner.

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August 01, 2008
This school has gotten better over the last two years. I feel as though the teachers do care and do work with you and your child if you are putting the effort in. The office staff has gotten much better this last year passing then the year before. The principle is still in need of some bedside manner.

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May 26, 2008
The teachers give 100% and the principal is available for students, teachers and parents either by phone, in person or by e-mail. My son is in 4th grade and his teacher, Mrs. Sampson is the best teacher. She inspires the students to explore all disciplines to open the world around them.

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February 07, 2008
I relocated from Ft. Lauderdale in 2006 and was very concerned about the fact that my boys (K & 2nd grade at the time) were zoned to go to Callaway/ Based on what I had read at the time, all of the reveiws were based on previous administration so I didn't know if the school would continue to decline or head in the right direction. I'm happy to say that Mr. Fuller and his staff are doing an excellent job!!Mr. P (SCORE/gifted teacher), Mrs. Watkins, Mrs. Abdullah, Mrs. George, and Mrs. Thompson are all GREAT! Go Knights!

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September 29, 2006
My daughter is enrolled in Kindergarten there. Her teacher is interested in the class academics of the students, but I gathered that she feels the parent participation in her class is inadequate. I help where I can but that's just because I want to. I am determined to help the village that is helping me. The parents do come out to the PTA meetings but there could always be more participation overall. Mr. Fuller, the principal, does his best with what was left to him by the previous principal. I think he is doing a fine job and he shows genuine interest in the school. I'm glad we are attending Callaway and I plan to do My part to help my daughter and the school succeed.

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September 19, 2006
I am very pleased with callaway elementary school. My child is an 'a' student and with any school regardless of where it is you as a parent have to take responsibility. Before school starts I always ask for a teachers bio in order to place my child with the best teacher possible. I am very active in the school functions at school as well as at home with homework and reviewing material. Callaway is clean, focused and has a very qualified staff. The new principal has stepped up to the plate and is doing a wonderful job! after reading some of the negative responses I find that as a parent we are the very first teachers our kids have and we need to be involved, this is a group effort parents + teachers + students = success! Way to go callaway keep up the great job!

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July 09, 2006
Callaway is one of the BEST schools in Clayton County. It has made AYP for 3 years in a row--outstanding! That means--the teachers must be doing their job in teaching the students. In fact, Callaway led the 5th grade 2006 CRCT Math test scores--having almost a 98% passing rate! The teachers go above and beyond to make sure all students are learning. Students participate in Callaway's Chorus, 5th Grade Cadet Program, PTA programs, Field Day, Soc. Studies Fair, 4-H CPA, Black History, Cinco de Mayo school parade, and a Veteran's Day parade. The school is in need of more parental support and involvement. Only a few parents come out and support the PTA and volunteer at the school on a consistent basis. Hopefully, more parents will get involve in their child's education--it will make a big difference, you bet! Way to go --Callaway!

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July 06, 2006
I think the teachers really care about the students. There was one stand-out first grade teacher in particular. However due to the fact that our schools are always inadequately funded, classroom sizes inhibit the teachers from doing more. They have to contend with too wide a range of student abilities as well. I liked the diversity of student body. Our little boys tended to need extra help, though, and many to want to bully others. This took away from the academic environment.

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June 21, 2006
'Callaway is an excellent school. My son's kindergarten teacher worked with him one on one to make sure he was caught up with the rest of his class by the end of the school year. The principal and teachers are very much involved with the student's learning. I would highly recommend this school.'

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June 09, 2006
This is not a vary good school. Unfortunately the principal and assistant principal have no tact and the teachers are not very good instructional leaders. It appears as if they are not interested in the learning ability of the studet.

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April 18, 2006
This is the one of the worst schools in the clayton county school system. The prinicipal is the sorriest principal in the state of georgia. No leadership and lack of interest in her students. The school as a whole lacks professionalism from the principal to the teacherse.

- submitted by a parent

February 27, 2006
This school has poor leadership! The principle needs to be replaced...

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Callaway Elementary School
120 Oriole Dr, Jonesboro, GA  30238
(678) 479-2600
Last modified Callaway Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Callaway Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top