The Arts Academy at Hickory Hills Elementary provides kindergarteners through fifth grade students a comprehensive, sequential academic program that incorporates the performing and visual arts in the teaching of core courses. The program connects the arts to all content areas and offers learning designed to meet and exceed the Common Core State Standards .
See What Parents Are Saying about our school in this video. One of the things that people like most about Marietta City Schools is that we offer Choice in our Elementary schools. Families can choose where to send their child to school—whether it's their zoned neighborhood school or another school offering a program with a particular focus.
Parent Information Center
Parent Information Center
Marietta City Schools Provides Children Free Meals Throughout Summer Months
Marietta City Schools (MCS) participates in the Seamless Summer Option program and continues to provide free meals to children while school is out for the summer. There is no income requirement or registration. Any child under age 18 may receive a free meal at any of the five Marietta locations from June 3 – July 19. No service is available on July 4. More»
Energy Conservation – Summer Hours Marietta Schools, Facilities & Central Office
Marietta City Schools (MCS) moves to its summer schedule four-day work week beginning June 7, 2013, with most facilities closing one day per week Fridays: June 7, 14, 21, 28, and July 12, and 19. All MCS facilities and schools will close Thursday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. All MCS facilities return to a regular five-day workweek Monday, July 22, 2013. More»
"Find-a-Book" For Your Student This Summer
The Georgia Department of Education's 2013 Summer Reading Challenge and the Find a Book" Web site can help families identify books that their student is able to read. The Find-a-Book Web site - is a fun and easy way to find books at a student's Lexile (reading) level. Information for Parents Find-A-Book Flier
Marietta City – Ranked #1 Mid-Sized School District In Technology Know-How
Marietta City Schools has earned top honors for technology integration, and placed 1st, among mid-sized school districts (3,000 – 12,000 students), in the nation’s ninth annual Digital School Districts Survey by the Center for Digital Education (CDE) and the National School Boards Association (NSBA). For the seventh consecutive year, MCS placed among the Top 10 U.S. School Districts Honored for Technology Know-How. More»
2012-2013 Energy Challenge
Save-A-Watt is an energy conservation contest for Marietta City elementary and secondary schools to compete to decrease their electrical consumption and identify sustainable energy conservation methods. Marietta City Schools launched Save-A-Watt in 2009 in partnership with Marietta Power & Water and Apogee Interactive, Inc.