Sarah Rawson Smith Elementary, located in North Buckhead, prides itself as a neighborhood school with a strong tradition of academic excellence and student success. Our students’ test scores rank consistently among the top elementary schools in the state and we have been honored as a Georgia School of Excellence and a National Blue Ribbon School. Sarah Smith is also an International Baccalaureate World School, offering the highly respected Primary Years Programme and a lab school for the Great Books Foundation’s Junior Great Books program.
It is our intent to deliver the very best instruction program possible to our students. Our curriculum is extensive, including effective student assistance programs, tutoring, and a variety of enrichment opportunities. Our students continue to achieve at high levels and make significant contributions to our school community. Just as important as academic excellence, a heavy emphasis is placed on citizenship, character development and international-mindedness, as evidence through our International Baccalaureate Program.
The faculty and staff are committed to excellence. Sarah Smith is recognized for this commitment at the local, state, national, and international levels. Strong parental and community support enhances the quality of educational at Sarah Smith Elementary. Our parents care profoundly about the school environment, about our teachers, and about the learning atmosphere their children are provided. It is this “stake” that parents and community members have in our school that sets Sarah Smith apart and helps the school achieve a level of excellence that is unique.