Students enrolled 454
School leader Rattana Inthirathvongsy
Transportation options Yes
District Cobb County School District
After school Yes

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403 Powers Ferry Rd SE
Marietta, GA 30067

(770) 578-7936
(770) 578-7938
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4 stars
Based on 16 ratings

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October 19, 2014
Powers ferry elementary is a great school! The teachers are great and supporting staff. My child is very happy there. I recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2014
This school is fabulous! For a small public school it is great! They are attentive to the children's needs and are keeping them prepared for challenges to come, There is so much involvement with the kids! They are constantly learning and having fun in and out of the classroom. I am so impressed with the organization of afterschool activities

- submitted by a community member
August 29, 2014
Powers Ferry is a small school with many challenges that educators work hard to overcome. The staff is relentless in pushing children to meet high standards, and cares deeply about the success and happiness of each and every child. The teachers take on new challenges with a positive, can-do attitude. They need to be recognized for the tremendously hard work they do everyday. Don't let the test scores and aging building deceive you into thinking this is a sub-par school---the best teaching and learning strategies take place in the classrooms!

- submitted by a community member
January 21, 2014
Powers Ferry is great! I moved from out of town and had some people say some cosmetic things about Powers Ferry, so I checked some other schools out first. The welcome and love my child and I received there was uncomparible. The faculty and staff are amazing. There is always something going on and the PARENTS ARE ACTUALLY INVOVLED!. We have been there six months and the only complaint I had was there were no consequences for my child. Dont get me wrong, my child is the furthest thing away from a behavior problem, but she has to have consequences for not doing her work. The teacher is easy to talk too and has assured me that she will stay on top of it, but she just loves her so much! Any teacher that can hug ALL of their students and truly love and care for them deserves a pat on the back!

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2013
Sawyer Road Elementary is a fantastic school. The teacher and staff truly care about the progress of every child - including those who are behind and those who are advanced. The IB Primary Years Program is sought after in many school districts and private schools charge a great deal of money for this type of curriculum. The students at Sawyer are getting the curriculum as their public education! My son has flourished at this school the past three years and I would urge everyone in this school district to go take a tour because you will be blown away.

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2012
I am happy with the progress my child has made at Powers Ferry Elementary school. My standards toward education is higher than what I see at the school since I am an ex-private school teacher. However the teachers and staff and their dedication to seeing a child succeed has really left a positive impression on me as a parent and I am happy that my child enjoys going to school each day. The school does an excellent job in having events and encouraging parental involvement. I am looking forward to the upcoming school year with my child in attendance.

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2010
They have good teachers that really care about the students. The staff seems passionate about helping the children move forward.

- submitted by a community member
February 22, 2010
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February 16, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2010
teachers are bad with kids and call every 5 seconds because they can't handle the kids in the classroom. It's not the major stuff, its always little stuff like someone said a word in a hall and they call home.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
Both of my granddaughters have gone to school there. One is currently still enrolled and the teachers are always involved in pushing the kids to do more. There is a lot of concern and caring on the part of the administration there and I think that they do everything they can to help the kids succeed and grow.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 12, 2008
My child has attended Powers Ferry for 3 years now. I am very pleased with the teaching, the Principals and the staff, my child has learned a lot. My child comes from a Private School in NYC and have always been a straight A student, The teachers here at Powers Ferry make sure the children keep up with there standards and pursue them to keep achieving and do better for themselves. They make learning fun. I am always aware of anything that is going on in the school, since the School sends us a weekly booklet of all the activities and any news we need to be aware of. The school faculty makes sure the Students have a good time and great memories, The PTA/School faculty prepare great and safe activities for both the Parents and students, such as Bingo night, Culture day, etc. Powers Ferry keep up the good work.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2007
While the intentions of the highly qualified teachers are good, there is not a lot of 'real' teaching going on. The focus is always on meeting the standards and so the above average student is left behind while the below average student is catered to. There is a 'target' program, but it is not top rate. There is almost no Parental involvement at this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2006
What a wonderful school with very devoted teachers. Their dedication to the children is great. We have a wonderful program in place with unbelievable coaches. They exceed the standards.

- submitted by a teacher
March 07, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2005
If you are unfortunate enough to live in this neighborhood and must send you child to this elementary school then you need to look at moving to a better area. The staff is unresponsive to students needs as well as parents expectations. I am a wheeler graduate and this used to be a decent school before the neighborhood went downhill. My child is white and a minority at this elementary school. We will be sending him elsewhere. Not a good school.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2004
My son has attended since Kindergarten. Now in 3rd grade with exceeding CRCT scores. It is very obvious that Teachers care for the students; providing out of pocket to pay for things that some of the children's parents aren't able to, such as snacks and supplies. The counselor is a God send (Kristen Moffet) she was awarded Cobb County's Counselor of the year and deservingly so. I base my opinion on the fact that I am more involved with my children's education and I make it a priority to get familiar with as many of the teachers as possible, not just my son's. My two nephews attended last year and their behavior toward learning did a complete 360! This area has lots of transient students (transfer late and/or leave early, lots of rental properties) and about half non-English speaking students. Volunteers/parental involvement are a constant encouragement. Parental involvement along with the teachers' efforts is the most effective.

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2004
Teachers and staff are very disorganized. The plan of actuion to better the testing scores are weak. Not a enough focus on the basci reading, writing, and math.

- submitted by a parent
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Powers Ferry Elementary School
403 Powers Ferry Rd SE, Marietta, GA  30067
(770) 578-7936
Last modified Powers Ferry Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Powers Ferry Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top