Russell Elementary School

Tammy Watson, Principal | Michelle Gillham, Assistant Principal

3920 South Hurt Road
Smyrna, Georgia 30082
Phone: 770-437-5937
Fax: 770-437-5939
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Welcome to Russell Elementary

Home of the Russell Roadrunners
One Team, One
Goal: Student Success

Russell Elementary School was awarded
“Operational” PBIS recognition from GaDOE

(Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports)

School Tours
Please contact Ms. Jessica Jones to schedule.

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Cobb County School District
Strategic Plan

The District is in the process of updating its 5-year Strategic Plan to make sure our graduates are entering college and the workforce with the knowledge and skills which matter to you. This strategic plan draft has been created after hearing from thousands of Cobb students, teachers, parents, and community members but it's important to us that you get one more chance to review. Making sure this plan represents what is important to this community is important to our Board and the Superintendent, thank you for taking the time to briefly review and share any thoughts which are important to you. Please review the plan and submit feedback using this link

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Online Registration
Click the picture above to start registration online.  After completing the information online, you will STILL need to come to the school to complete registration. 
For more informatin click on the flyer below.
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Dual Language Immersion Program

Russell Elementary will provide a Dual Language Immersion Program for the upcoming Kindergarten students and two classes of first grade students during the 2017-2018 school year. Dual Language Immersion is a way to learn academic content while acquiring another language at the same time. The goals of the program are for the students to develop literacy skills in both English and Spanish while attaining a high level of academic achievement that is at or above their grade level in all content areas and to develop a world cultural sensitivity.

Russell Elementary proporcionará un programa de inmersión Dual para los próximos estudiantes de Kindergarten y dos clases de Estudiante de Primer Grado durante el periodo escolar 2017-2018.Doble inmersión lingüística es una manera de aprender contenidos académicos mientras adquiere otro idioma al mismo tiempo. Los objetivos del programa son que los estudiantes desarrollen habilidades de alfabetización en inglés y español al mismo tiempo logrando un alto nivel de rendimiento académico que está en o por encima de su nivel de grado en todas las áreas de contenido y desarrollen una sensibilidad cultural del mundo.

 Clean Air Campaign 

We are excited to announce that Russell Elementary is partnering with The Clean Air Campaign. The Clean Air Campaign is committed to improving Georgia’s air quality. Daily they announce Smog Alerts on days when the air quality is unhealthy. You can check the air quality by visiting our Russell’s website or Each morning in the car rider line Blair the Bear will show the daily air quality.

Weather Bug

The Weatherbug system has been installed at Russell. We are one of only two schools in Cobb County to have the Weatherbug. Click on the weather bug to view the current weather at Russell Elementary School.

Calendar of Events

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Russell is a GREEN school!!!