Welcome to Vaughan Elementary!
Thank you for visiting our site, and we hope you find this information helpful. Established in 1996 and bearing the name
of State Representative John "Jack" Dixon Vaughan, Jr., this institution has taken on its namesake's
strong commitment to education, mirroring his aspirations for excellence in learning among young Cobb County students.
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Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year,
Nancy Gospodareck, and
Employee of the Year, Susan Belvo!
June 6 - July 14
Monday - Thursday
8:00 - 4:00
July 12th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
here for more information about enrolling your student.
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At Vaughan, we believe reading and using math is essential to
student success in school. We know that working on these skills
over the summer helps students to retain information learned
over the school year. In order to help your child with this, we
have provided the information below to assist you.
All students will receive a postcard with
information about a new student resource, Cobb Summer Link.
Cobb Summer Link incorporates both
digital and print resources to extend learning opportunities to
families of K-5 students through the summer. Summer Link focuses
on math learning guides for each grade level and independent
reading learning guides specific to students’ current reading
Families can access digital resources
associated with the math and literacy learning guides through
the Summer Link webpage: http://www.cobbk12.org/cobblink/.
Summer Reading: Students
can participate in Cobb's summer reading program through
Scholastic. Information was sent home with all students in
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Kindergarten and New 1st Grade Registration
March 30, 2016, from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. There
is NO afternoon registration time.
The Cobb County School District will be registering all
new kindergarten students and students new to first grade for
the upcoming 2016-17 school year on March 30, 2016, at all Cobb
County elementary schools from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. There is NO
afternoon registration time. Georgia law requires that
kindergarten students be five years old on or before September
1, 2016. First grade students must be six years old on or before
September 1, 2016, to be registered. For more info about
registration requirements, please visit the Enrollment webpage
To find out what school your child will attend, check the CCSD
Bus Routes site at http://www.cobbk12.org/centraloffice/transportation/busroutes.aspx.
Georgia Milestones Assessment
Students in grades 3 - 5 will
participate in the Georgia Milestones statewide assessment on
April 13 - 22. The Georgia Milestones Assessment is a
comprehensive summative assessment program spanning grades 3
through high school. Georgia Milestones
measures how well students have learned the knowledge and skills
outlined in the state-adopted content standards in language
arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Please visit the
Georgia Department of Education website for more information
about the Georgia Milestones assessment. Below you will find
links to resources for students and parents.
Parent and Student Resources:
for Students and Parents
Scholastic Book Fair
March 7 - 11, 2016
Rally Week at Vaughan!
Vaughan Elementary raised over
$12,000 for the Rally Foundation during the 2016 4 Quarters
4 Research Rally week! Thank you to our supportive families
and community partners for your generous donations!
Georgia Milestones Results
Vaughan students performed well on the first administration of
the Georgia Milestones statewide assessment. Vaughan
students performed higher than the school district and state at
all grade levels and in all subject areas. On average, Vaughan's
scale score was 17 points higher than the school district and 23
points higher than the state. Vaughan students performed
particularly strong in English Language Arts (ELA). Vaughan
exceeded the school district average scale score for ELA by 19
points and the state average scale score by 33 points.
Individual student results will be sent home once we receive
Click here for more
information about Vaughan's GA Milestones Results
Click here for more information about Georgia Milestones
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what's happening in STEM!
The Vaughan Elementary Foundation has collected over
$5,000.00 in donations to support our STEM initiative. Thank
you for your generous donations!
2015-16 Supply Lists
Kindergarten | First Grade | Second Grade
Third Grade | Fourth Grade | Fifth Grade
PTSA Volunteers needed!
Check out the PTSA page for
more info. http://vaughanptsa.org/.
Be sure to "LIKE" our PTSA facebook page to keep up with the latest news!
Dear Vaughan Community,
It is our aim to S.O.A.R. in all that we do. We will Synergize, Optimize, and Analyze so that we may come to
Realize each of our goals. We will work together to get the best results possible and then examine those results in order to
continuously improve student achievement. Thank you for your continued support in this endeavor!
Dr. Shannon A. McGill
ROCKETS OF VAUGHAN, S.O.A.R. ON!