Russell Elementary School

Tammy Watson, Principal | Erin Schularick, 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

A 2016 GADOE PBIS Operational School
(Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports)

School Tours Available on Wednesdays
(Please contact Ms. Jessica Jones to schedule.)

2017-2018 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251 and SB 10) transfers for the 2017-2018 school year.  Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 1, 2017 on the Destrict website.  For more information, please see our 2017-18 School Choice webpage.  Deadline for appying is Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
The web address for the link is:

Ed-Splost V
At the CCSD Board Meeting on October 27, 2016, the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax V (Ed-SPLOST V) Resolution was approved calling for a Special Election on March 21, 2017. 

Click here to view a video for more information.

New Safety Protocol to Enter School Started Jan. 5
More Information:     English        Spanish

Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey may be completed using personal computers, smartphones or tablets.  For parents that do not have access to the Internet, Russell has 4 computers in the Parent Resource Room that are available throughout the school day to complete the Georgia Parent Survey.  Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.  Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.  The last day to submit the survey is March 3rd, 2017.  The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.
Georgia Parent Survey:

Encuesta para los Padres de  Georgia

La encuesta para los padres  de Georgia se pueden completar utilizando computadoras personales, teléfonos inteligentes o tabletas.  Para los padres que no tienen acceso a Internet, Russell tiene 4 computadoras en la sala de Recursos para padres que están disponibles durante todo el día de la escuela para completar la encuesta para los padres de Georgia. Sus respuestas a la encuesta son anónimas y se presentarán directamente al Departamento de Educación de Georgia para el análisis.  Los resultados de los datos individuales de la encuesta de los padres de Georgia no estarán disponibles al público y no serán publicados en línea.  La dirección URL de la encuesta de los Padres de Georgia es publicada a continuación.

 Georgia Parent Survey:


Dual Language Immersion Program

Russell Elementary will provide a Dual Language Immersion Program for the upcoming Kindergarten students. 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. 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.

Iowa Test Scores Went Home for 3rd & 5th Grade
on November 11, 2016

For more information, read this brochure.

2016-17 Supply List
English   |   Spanish 

Science Technology Engineering Art Technology

STEAM IT Up @ Russell Elementary School

Did you know that our SPECIALISTS are blazing a new trail of integrating the ARTS into STEM? We are calling it, STEAM It UP! The Russell Specialists have planned lessons that align with the processes that our students are learning in their science and math classes. Be sure to ask your child about it today and check out our STEAM It Up bulletin board outside of our Art room. Please email Ms. Kelly Bodner for more information!

3-5 STEAM It UP Video

 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!!!