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Carroll County Schools

Sharp Creek Elementary School Named to List of Top 30 Best Elementary Schools in the Atlanta Area

Nov 13 2020

Sharp Creek Elementary School (SCES) was recently named to the list of the Top 30 Best Elementary Schools in the Atlanta suburbs that are “Hidden Gems,” according to provides public K-12 school rankings to recognize the quality of schools beyond test scores alone. noted that, “Parents are guaranteed a vibrant, inclusive community and all the proven cognitive benefits that come with diversity [at SCES].”

Dr. Kiley Thompson, Principal of Sharp Creek Elementary School stated, “Sharp Creek Elementary faculty and staff are over the moon about being recognized as a hidden gem. Our team works diligently to create an environment that is energetic and engaging, and we utilize every opportunity to celebrate the diversity of our school community. Each smiling face that enters our building brings with it opportunities for success and potential for greatness. We truly believe in our mission to help students accomplish things they never dreamed possible, and our incredible faculty and staff is always willing to go the extra mile to make it happen.”

Sharp Creek Elementary is a Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) Title I Distinguished School and a Junior Beta Club School of Merit. Additionally, the GADOE awarded SCES with a 5-Star Climate Rating for the quality and character of school life. For more information about Sharp Creek Elementary School and Carroll County School System, visit