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Home of the Prowling Panthers
 
Students, Parents and Community Stakeholders,
 
The faculty, staff and students would like to welcome you to our school website.  This is an excellent way for all stakeholders to stay informed about what is happening in our school. We are located in Southwest Atlanta at 3181 Hogan Rd. The school was built in 1962 under the lead of Superintendent Dr. John W. Letson.  It has remained a thriving K-5 school in the Greenbriar Mall area.  Due to its history and remote location, the school works in strong collaboration with the local community. 
 
We hope that you find our school is a warm and inviting place. Continental Colony Elementary is a community school that is committed to our students and focused on continuous improvement.  At Continental Colony, we strive to offer our students the best quality education possible.  
 
 
Daily we strive to offer our students a vibrant learning environment that will challenge them to perform to their highest potential.  We will work together to achieve this through high expectations, standards-based data-driven instruction and critical thinking.  Nothing works without you!  Welcome to the Continental Colony family.

Yours truly, 

The Continental Colony ES, Faculty and Staff



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  • Atlanta Families' 2014 Nominations
     
    The Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE) is a program that understands how critical teacher and leader quality are in ensuring that every child receives an excellent education. To promote this belief, the AFAEE recognizes outstanding teachers and school leaders in Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools. 
     
     

     
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  • APS Superintendent Finalist Dr. Meria Carstarphen
     
     

     
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  • March 21, 2014
    Atlanta Public Schools is aware of recently reported abduction attempts near multiple school properties.  
     
     

     
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  • Report Address Fraud and Ethics Violations

    Report address fraud: 404-802-3540 or by email outofzone@atlanta.k12.ga.us   

    Report ethics violations: 1-877-801-7754


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  • APS Statement Regarding Personnel Changes

    Atlanta Public Schools is appreciative of the leadership demonstrated by all of our principals, particularly those who have served the district for many years.  Like all school districts, APS conducts an annual assessment of where we are as a system, as well as a review of any revisions to state law. Necessary changes are made to ensure the district remains in compliance and that all of our students are prepared for the next level and long-term success. This process includes an intense and methodical performance review of all of our schools and their leadership teams. For the full statement, please click here. 


     
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  • Atlanta Public Schools parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey administered by the Georgia Department of Education. Data from the Georgia Parent Survey will be used along with the Georgia Student Health Survey and the Georgia School Personnel Survey to calculate the School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).

    The Georgia Parent Survey has 20 questions and should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete it. Data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.

     

     
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  • Learn More About Gifted Parent University 

     

     
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  • Congratulations to Rita Simmons for being named the 2013-2014 APS Teacher of the Year! 

    Rita Simmons is a gifted and talented teacher of students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Cleveland Avenue Elementary School. 

    Finalists for this year's award included Nathaniel Snyder, Middle School Teacher of the Year from KIPP Ways Academy and Danielle Gilley Costarides, High School Teacher of the Year from North Atlanta High School. 
     

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