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About Our School

School Summary
Grades: PK - 5
School Colors: Yellow and Black
School Mascot: Honey Bee
Student Hours: 7:35 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Enrollment: 596
# of Certified Staff: 42
Year Opened: 1974

Strategic Plan

Our Mission

The mission of Honey Creek Elementary School, a family community, is to encourage excellence, support continuous learning, and promote self-confident, responsible learners.

School Information

Start of the Day
The regular school day is from 7:35 AM until 2:10 PM. The building opens at 7:00 AM to receive students. Please do not drop off your child prior to this time as there may not be supervision available. Parents should use the front driveway when delivering or picking up children. The back driveway is reserved for bus traffic.

After School
Please drive by to pick up your child from the front porch or park in the lower parking lot to walk in and pick up your child. Please do not park in the driveway. Display your child's name in the front window of the passenger side when picking them up in the afternoon.

After 2:40 PM, any child who has not been picked up will need to wait in the front office for parents and be signed out.

Please call the front office so that we can notify your child's teacher of the absence. On the day your child returns to school, please send a note stating the reason for the absence. Excused absences include: 1) personal illness, 2) a family illness, 3) death in the family, or 4) religious holiday.

If your child is absent due to a family trip, please contact your child's teacher.

Sign In/Sign Out
During school hours, parents must come to the office to check students in or out. For safety reasons, proper identification is required.

If someone other than the legal guardian is checking out a child, a note from the legal guardian is necessary and approval of an administrator.

Bus Transportation
Bus routes are posted in the front office and at Please send a note to your child's teacher if there is any change in transportation scheduled.

Lunch and Breakfast Programs

Please click on the link below to find out more information about the lunch and breakfast program.
School Meal Prices

Parents are welcome to come and have lunch with their children but please let your child's teacher or the front office know so you can be included in the day's lunch count.

Students will be taken to the office if they complain of illness. If a child's temperature is elevated, the parents will be notified and the child must go home. It is vital that all phone numbers are up to date and accurate. Please notify the office if there are ANY changes.

A medication form must be signed and on file for each child. Any medication should be sent in its original container with written instructions.

Cancelation of School
All cancelations will be announced via school phone messaging, website, social media and local media.

Driving Directions

From Atlanta:

Take I-20 East to Exit 82 (Hwy 20/138).  Turn right off of the ramp.  Travel 4.1 miles to Honey Creek Rd.  Turn right and travel 0.5 miles.  Honey Creek Elementary is on your right.