Welcome to Blackwell Elementary
P.R.O.U.D. to be a Bulldog
Our Mission:  Believe, Excel, Succeed!

Missy Shackelford, Principal
Karen Wacker, Assistant Principal
Chris Davis, Administrator

No Student Checkout from 1:45-2:25 (OR 12:00-12:30 on early dismissal days) in the office. 
This is for the safety of all students at dismissal.

New Kindergarten Student Tour
(for 2019-2020 school year)
Thursday, April 18
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Beginning in the Cafeteria






EOG/Milestones schedule for testing

Please see the schedule below for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Milestones testing schedule.  No Smart Phones, Smart Watches, Apple Watches, or other Smart devices are allowed on the days of testing for the grade level that is testing.  Please help us by keeping those devices at home.  Thank you for encouraging your child to do their best each day of testing. All testing is online this year. 



Congratulations to Blackwell's Teacher of the Year

and Classified Employee of the Year for 2019-2020

who were named in a staff meeting this week! 

Ms. Donna Gottesman (on the right)--Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Mandy Roberson (on the left)--Classified Employee of the Year


Parent Survey Time!

ALL parents/guardians are asked to help Blackwell with the CCRPI score from the state of Georgia by completing a survey about the school.  It is critical to us to get your feedback so that we can continue to serve all of our families at the highest level possible.  Please take a moment and click HERE to access the survey from any computer or smart device that you have.    Thank you for your participation!!


2018-2019 Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Mandy Spence
and the
2018-2019 Classified Employee of the Year
Mrs. Mary Kaye Mudd
We are so proud to have you represent
Blackwell Elementary!!

Please continue to save your Box Tops!! You may begin turning them in to Mrs. Spence when your child comes to school.  Cut them out, put them in a Ziploc bag with your child's name on it and send them to school with your child. Box Top money is used to purchase new PE equipment.  Thank you for your help!!


Registration for 2018-19 School Year

Monday-Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m. only! New students will begin classes the following day after registration is complete.

There are FIVE (5) main documents required of ALL students prior to being enrolled in the District. To help ensure that the enrollment process for your child goes as smoothly as possible, please refer to the following items:

1. CERTIFICATE OF IMMUNIZATION: as required by Georgia Law 20-2-771:

  • Georgia Form 3231

2. CERTIFICATE OF VISION, HEARING, DENTAL, AND NUTRITIONAL SCREENING: as required by Georgia Law 20-2-770 (Georgia Form 3300)

3. PROOF OF BIRTH DATE: for students enrolling in kindergarten (the age of five on or before Sept. 1) or first grade (the age of six on or before Sept 1),


Any Two items from the list below are required by the person(s) enrolling a child in the District.

  1. home ownership title
  2. lease or rental agreement
  3. current utility monthly statement

5. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: According to Georgia Law 20-2-150d; An official copy of the student’s Social Security card/number is required for enrollment.


6. A valid transcript and a withdrawal form from the student’s previous school is essential for appropriate academic placement.

7. For those students enrolling in the Special Education Program: the parent/guardian may provide a copy of the student’s latest IEP.

8. Custodial Documents: The District may request proof of custody in situations involving multiple adults claiming control of the same student.

Additional Information:

The School May Also:

  1. request proof of custody or custody documentation; or
  2. suggest that the adult with whom the student lives obtain legal guardianship.
  3. other information the school deems necessary for proper placement.
  4. request proof of age and name verification; and

Provide the names and phone numbers of persons who may pick up your child if you cannot be reached, and the name and phone number of your child's doctor.


- The school building opens at 7:20 a.m. Please do not drop students off before 7:20 a.m.
- School starts at 7:50 AM
- Breakfast will be served until 7:45 AM
- Student check-out is not permitted after 1:45 PM
- All transportation changes must be in the form of a hand written note with a signature and a date. We cannot accept changes that are sent via email, fax, text, or phone.