H.J. Russell West End Academy765 Peeples St. SWAtlanta, GA 30310404-802-6800
Ms. Tonetta Green, Principal
Ms. Patricia Glover, Assistant Principal
Dr. Danny Smith, Assistant Principal
Ms. Gigi McGhee, School Secretary
Ms. Jazmin Bowden, School Clerk
Herman J. Russell West End Academy is located in the heart of the historic West End community, just southwest of downtown Atlanta, and a stone’s throw from the renowned Atlanta University Center.
Mission - The mission of Herman J. Russell West End Academy is to be a school of innovative leaders who think critically and creatively, and become change agents for their communities.
Vision - At Herman J. Russell West End Academy, we cultivate leaders and innovators through authentic, interdisciplinary STEAM learning experiences that help scholars think critically, solve problems creatively, and collaborate and communicate effectively.Uniform Policy
(Herman J. Russell West End Academy DRESS CODE IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED; HOWEVER, STUDENTS WILL NOT BE PENALIZED FOR NOT WEARING SCHOOL UNIFORMS. APS DRESS CODE POLICY IS STRONGLY ENFORCED. ALL STUDENTS MUST WEAR ROYAL BLUE TOPS AND BLACK, NAVY OR KHAKI BOTTOMS.