Welcome To Garrett Middle School
Dr. Sanders, 6th
Grade Assistant Principal
Ms. Hinton, 7th
Grade Assistant Principal
Mr. Chandler, 8th
Grade Assistant Principal
Connections Assistant Principal
Home of the G.A.T.O.R.S.!
Please go to the following link to review all needed items for
registration. Parents will need to bring all items listed
on the website, in order to register their student on July 14th:
July 6 - 9: Rising 6th Grader New Gator Camp
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
July 14 - New Student Registration
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
July 30 - Meet & Greet for the new school year
August 3 - 1st Day of School
News and Announcements
*Click here for our School Supply List*
Standard School Attire
Garrett Middle School requires Standard Dress Attire.
We will also have Standard Student Attire for Physical
Education classes. Please view our dress code by clicking
Parents, students and teachers can now show their Gator support by
purchasing a school logo hoodie. Order forms are available
from Mrs. Fritts, our bookkeeper, or print this form:
Spirit Wear Order Form and Pricing Information
Students who need to meet remediation
requirements may register with the
Georgia Virtual School. Please note: the
registration deadline is June 1st.
For more information, please view the flyers below.
Summer Reading Program
reading program theme this year is “Unmask” for grades 6-12.
The public libraries throughout Cobb County are offering amazing
events all summer long for kids and teens!
In lieu of
reading logs, our school has signed up to participate in the
Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, a free online reading
program that invites children to log their reading minutes to
help set a new world record for summer reading. The
goal this year for schools around the world is to break last
year’s reading world record of 304,749,681 minutes! With your
help, we can do it.
Click here to learn more about the Summer Reading Challenge and
view the book lists. (Haga
click aquí para más información)
Summer Food Service Program
The USDA provides a food service program to ensure children of
low income families are provided healthy meals during the
Call 1-866-3-HUNGRY or text FoodGA to 877-877 and visit
for more information.
Fine Arts Sign-Up for Rising 6th Graders
Rising 6th Graders and Parents:
Below you will find the link for students to access for signing
up for one or two of our fine arts programs: Band, Orchestra, or
Chorus for the 2015-16 school year.
Please remember this form is ONLY for students who are coming to
Garrett in sixth grade.
Students who sign up are required to commit to ONE year
of the program. Students and parents may be contacted over the
summer for students to be tested and assessed for proper
placement into our programs. Click the following link to
sign-up for our Fine Arts programs:
Rising 6th Graders Zoned for Garrett Middle School
If you have band questions, please email
If you have orchestra questions, please
If you have chorus questions, please email
June Academy & Summer Opportunities for Students
Academy registration information for rising 7th and 8th
graders may be found by clicking the link below. Students or parents who are looking
for additional summer opportunities, scholarships, etc. may also check the Gator
Guidance blog. Please select the Counselor link found at
the top of this page for more information as well as the links
|6th Grade New Gator Camp
||7th & 8th Grade June Academy
CCRPI from the GaDOE
When the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) announced the
College & Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores on
December 8, district administrators noticed that specific
information for calculating a portion of the score was not
included in the released score for each middle school.
Therefore, the middle school CCRPI scores showed an inaccurate
drop across the district. The issue was immediately
addressed on December 9 by the district with the GaDOE
Accountability and Assessment Department and is currently being
Once the new data is incorporated into the recalculation,
correct scores for CCSD middle schools will be released and
published by the GaDOE at the end of January. Based on
internal preliminary calculations by district administrators,
the results show that the CCRPI score at every middle school, as
well as the overall district score, will increase. The
corrected scores will be issued by the State within the next 45
Parent Visitation: School
Garrett Middle School is
excited to open the doors to our community for parents, both
veteran residents as well as new to Austell, to visit our
school and tour our amazing campus.
You will have an
opportunity to see where our 6th, 7th
and 8th Grade core courses are being taught as
well as where our Connection classes are being held, such as
Drama, Band, Chorus, Art, Physical Education, Read 180 and
The Garrett Middle School
Tours will be available on a monthly basis. Parents may
walk-in on the following dates and designated times listed
below. Ms. Marlena-Gabrielle Alvarado, Assistant
Principal, will be your tour guide.
Parent Vue is active! If you need assistance with
your login and/or password, please bring a valid picture I.D. to
our school's front office for help with this information.
- that all students are capable of meeting or exceeding state standards in all disciplines given adequate time and instructional support.
- that it is the shared responsibility of teachers, staff, administrators, students, parents, and the community to ensure learning and social success for all students.
- that the collaborative efforts of our school community will enable each student to become a responsible, contributing citizen.