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    Principal - Sparkle Smith 
    Assistant Principal - Christie Bond  
       
    Enrollment* - Total Students - 525   
    Administrators - 2   |   Counselors - 1  |   Certified Staff - 38 

    Mission - Through communication and collaborative effort with all stakeholders, we will provide rigorous and relevant instruction to establish life-long learners and critical thinkers. 

    Vision - All students are successful at each grade level by demonstrating mastery of state standards and district competencies with the goal of being college or career ready.

     

    95 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Locust Grove, GA 30248   |   Main# 770.957.5416   |   Fax# 770.957.4775
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    *2021-2022 Enrollment

  •  Highlights


    The following school highlights are just a few of the things that make Locust Grove Elementary School an amazing place to learn and grow! These four items should allow you to see the rigorous learning, diverse experiences, and supportive culture that exists in our school. In Henry County Schools, we believe in giving every student a high quality, world-class education and we believe these highlights display our passion and commitment to do just that.


    LGE picStudent Outcomes
    LGE experienced an increase in CCRPI from the 2018 SY to the 2019 SY. This increase is a result of data-driven instruction, collaborative planning, and the implementation of research-based instructional practices. In addition, LGE has established a school goal of students performing at 80% and above on local and school-based assessments, which is monitored throughout the year.


     
    LGE picStudent Opportunities
    To support student success, we offer a variety of opportunities for enrichment and re-engagement. Examples include: After school tutorials, Saturday school, Talented and Gifted program, Accelerated Math, and Early Intervention Program. Locust Grove Elementary also provides support to our families through our Title I Parent Resource room where parents are able to check out instructional material to support their child in a targeted area.
     
    Monthly parent information sessions are also provided to strengthen the home-to-school connection. Such sessions have included Homework Help, STEM night, Math and Literacy Nights, and Dine and Data.

     
    LGE picClimate and Culture
    Locust Grove Elementary is a “generational” school. We have hosted generations of residential families for many years. A visit to our school feels like a homecoming! LGE is an environment that embodies the statement, “We Are All In This Together -Teachers, Parents, Students!” Our purpose is to cultivate a learning environment that promotes critical thinking, collaboration and support. Here at LGE, we feel it is our purpose to provide students the opportunities to effectively communicate their ideas. Through communication and collaborative efforts with all stakeholders, we are committed to providing rigorous and relevant instruction to all students. It is our mission to establish life-long learners and critical thinkers. How do we do this? By ensuring that all students are successful at each grade level by demonstrating mastery of state standards and district competencies. Our goal is to create young adults who are college or career-ready.

    PBIS
    Our school is guided by the core principles of PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) which are: Effectively teach appropriate behavior to all children, intervene early before unwanted behaviors escalate, and use research-based, scientifically validated interventions whenever possible.

    Parental Involvement
    Locust Grove Elementary believes that parent involvement means the participation of parents in regular two-way, and meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities. We believe that parents play an integral role in assisting their child’s learning. Parents are encouraged to be actively involved in their child’s education at school. Parents are full partners in their child’s education.  



    LGE pic Extracurriculars
    Locust Grove Elementary offers a variety of clubs and activities for students to be involved in designed to build character, provide leadership opportunities, and have a sense of responsibility.

    Examples of the clubs are as follows:

    Reading Bowl- A group of student readers who challenge themselves with reading the Georgia Book Award books selected for the school year. Students represent Locust Grove Elementary in the county reading bowl competition each year.

    Young Men of Distinction (YMD) (3rd-5th)- A group of young men that are being groomed to be school leaders through a variety of community service opportunities.

    G.I.R.L. Power (3rd-5th)- A group of young women who are being groomed to be school leaders through a variety of community service opportunities.
     
    Beta Club- A group of students with academic excellence who strive to be leaders in their school and community. This is achieved through community service and acting as a role model for their peers.

    News Crew- A group of 4th and 5th-grade students who arrive early to school to prepare and present the morning news live to students and staff.

    Student Ambassadors- A group of 3rd - 5th grade students who are selected to be the face of the school when we have visitors in the building and to show new students the Locust Grove Elementary way.  
  •  Opportunities

     
    At Locust Grove Elementary we offer a variety of clubs, specials, and advanced enrollment opportunities for our students. You can find our students working together and growing through each of these experiences to be an active member of the learning community at our school.
     
    SPECIALS Clubs ADVANCED ENROLLMENT
    Physical Education Junior Beta Accelerated Math 4th Grade
    Art Girl Power Accelerated Math 5th Grade
    Music Young Men of Distinction  
    Media News crew  
    STEM Reading Bowl  
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  •  Demographic Information

     


    Locust Grove Elementary School’s student demographic information can be found on this dashboard. This information includes total enrollment by grade level, student composition by race/ethnicity, percent of students enrolled in exceptional student education or English language learners or the gifted program, as well as the percentage of students who are currently enrolled in classes at Impact Academy. This information can be used to better understand the student population that is served at Locust Grove Elementary.

  •  Student Outcomes

     

     
    Locust Grove Elementary School’s student outcomes information can be found on this dashboard. This information includes:

    • Georgia Student Health Survey Responses
    • Literacy Proficiency Rates

    The Georgia Student Health Survey is given to all k-12 students in Georgia in the spring of each school year. It is composed of a variety of questions that help our district better understand the student experience in our schools. The literacy information is calculated as the percentage of students reading on or above grade level determined by scores on the Milestones End-of-Grade assessments for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade in English Language Arts. Each of these data components can be viewed for the previous three years. For more information about these measurements, please access the Locust Grove Elementary School website.