About Ball Ground Elementary School

Ball Ground Elementary is a school that has a rich history as being the core of the community. The school prides itself in its history and ability to change and grow to accommodate the needs of the community. The school, located in the beautiful North Georgia foothills, continues to maintain the community school atmosphere while embracing the ever-changing modern society.

School Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday 7 am-3 pm

School Hours for Students:
Monday-Friday 7:45 am-2:15 pm

Early Checkout:
All students must be checked out from the office before 1:45 each school day. For the safety of your child, please be prepared to show photo ID when checking a student out from school.

Transportation Changes:
If you have a planned transportation change for your child, please complete the Transportation and ASP Change form.  Print and complete this form then return to your child’s teacher,
or you may fax or email to our front office staff by 1:45 p.m. Fax: 770-735-4182
Donna.Mele@cherokee.k12.ga.us and Rae.Hieber@cherokee.k12.ga.us

School Mission Statement:

The mission statement at Ball Ground Elementary School STEM Academy is to provide opportunities for academic success through the use of technology and a variety of educational experiences. The collaboration of parents, teachers, administration, students and the community will encourage our students to develop into independent, lifelong learners who are productive members of society.