• Humphries' History
     
    Joseph W. Humphries Elementary School was named after the honorable Joseph W. Humphries, an eminent member of the Fulton County Board of Education.  The school opened in 1916 as a Fulton County School with only four rooms.  In 1951 Humphries was converted to an Atlanta Public School.  Structural additions were made in 1932, 1950, 1967, 1994, 1997-98 and 2001.
     
    Currently, we are serving more than 365 students from Pre-K through Grade 5..
     
     
    Our Demography
     
    Humphries Elementary School is located in Southeast Atlanta and borders on the Clayton County line.  The population is comprised of 365 students in grades Pre-K - 5 with a racial composition of 85% African American and 15% Hispanic.  Many of our students reside in single-parent homes. Approximately 96% of the students qualify for free and reduced meals.