A Word From Our Principal

On behalf of all of us at Garden Hills Elementary School, I would like to welcome you to our website. Established in 1938, Garden Hills Elementary School serves historic Buckhead neighborhoods including Garden Hills, Peachtree Park, Peachtree Heights and Lindridge/Martin Manor. Read More...

                             — Principal, Tommy Usher



Upcoming Prospective Parent Events

Rising Kindergarten Lemonade Social Thursday, May 1st, 2:45 - 4:00pm 

Calling all rising kindergarteners for the 2014/2015 school year! Please join us for a Lemonade Social Thursday, May 1st from 2:45pm - 4:00pm. This is a great opportunity for your child to meet the kindergarten teachers and other new students in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Weather permitting, we will set up on the field in front of the school. We look forward to seeing you there!  

Early Registration for New Students May 7th, 8th and 9th   

If your child will be new to Garden Hills Elementary School (GHES), in the upcoming school year, please know that we will have early registration during the school day on May 7th, 8th and 9th. Please contact Kristin Childers with any questions at jrjoyce@aol.com. You can visit the APS website at the following link to find the requirements and materials needed to register your child.



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Meet Principal Tommy Usher

Garden Hills Elementary is proud to spotlight Principal Usher  

Principal Tommy Usher was appointed Principal of GHES in January of 2013. We are thrilled to have him as our permanent principal and look forward to continuing the great work he has started with the Garden Hills Elementary School teaching staff. He is a big proponent of the IB program and recently shared his favorite attributes of the IB Learner Profile with the school community. "I try to always exemplify a spirit that is CARING, PRINCIPLED and OPEN-MINDED. I believe these IB attributes are the characteristics that allow us to be a part of a shared human experience and make connections that really matter."


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Garden Hills Elementary School 285 Sheridan Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
Office: 404-802-7800 | Fax: 404-842-3050 | School Hours: 8:00am - 2:30pm | After School Care: 2:30pm - 6:00pm