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  • Early Morning Tutorial/Care
    Students are not to be dropped off prior to 7:15 am each day. Morning tutorial is from 7:15 until 8:15 am. Homeroom and breakfast starts at 8:15 am daily.
  • ESA Middle School ranking climbs 43 positions to #17 on SchoolDigger.com
    SchoolDigger.com ranks ESA Middle School (tied)#17 out of 483 (combined CRCT Math & CRCT ELA)
      ESA High School is #29 out of 354 (combined EOCT Math & EOCT Lit)
    Look up Elite Scholars Academy at www.SchoolDigger.com
  • Senior College Applications
    All Seniors should apply to at least 5 schools and should be filling out applications and have applied to at least 3 by Thanksgiving Break.
  • SAT/ACT Waivers
    ***SAT/ACT Waivers and college application wavier will be available on October 14, 2013***
    Visit the Counselors' Page for more information.
  • High School Parking Passes
    High School parking passes are now available. The cost is $25. Certain rules and restrictions apply. For details, contact the office.  Spaces are limited!
  • Governance Council and PTSA Meeting
    We will not have our Governance Council nor PTSA meeting during the month of April due to testing.
  • New Parent Informational Meetings (2014-2015 School Year)
    New middle school parents will meet on May 12th from 6 - 7:00 p.m.
    New high school parents will meet on May 19th from 6 - 7:00 p.m.

    Make-up Day:  May 27th from 6 - 7 p.m.
  • CRCT Daily Schedule
    17th - Thursday (Reading)
    18th - Friday (English Language Arts)

    21st - Monday (Math)
    22nd - Tuesday (Science)
    23rd - Wednesday (Social Studies)
    24th - Make-up Day
  • Executive Session
    There is a called Executive Session of the Governance Council. The meeting will be held Thursday, March 6 at 5 p.m. Again, this is only an Executive Session, not a general meeting. The general meeting will be held Thursday, March 27th.
Administrative Contacts
Principal, Dr. Shonda M. Shaw
Email Me at shonda.shaw@clayton.k12.ga.us

Assistant Principal, Mr. Samuel Wayne West
Email Me at samuel.west@clayton.k12.ga.us

Administrative Assistant,  Ms. Cheryl Williams
Email Me concerning attendance issues, volunteer hours, background checks, and any school activities you may have question about at cheryl.williams@clayton.k12.ga.us
Athletic Announcements
Teacher of the Year 2013-14

Elite Scholars Academy selects Brenda Mallory as the 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year! 

Mrs. Mallory is in her 13th year of teaching, nine of which have been in Clayton County Public Schools.  She previously taught in Twiggs and Lamar counties.  Prior to becoming an educator, she worked for more than 20 in years in corporate America in various management positions in the financial services industry.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Counseling from Fort Valley Sate University.  She received her teaching credentials through the Teacher Accelerated Preparation Program (TAPP).

Currently Mrs. Mallory serves on the Leadership Team and as a 6th Grade ELA teacher, ELA Department Chair, and Senior Class Sponsor.

Elite Scholars Accountability Report

Our Motto
At Elite Scholars Academy, we strive for excellence in all things.

Our Vision
To become one of the most recognized, awarded, and respected educational centers in the international community.

Our Mission

To prepare and empower young learners to become highly competent, conscientious, and compassionate global leaders and citizens by means of rigorous instruction, relevant curriculum, and meaningful relationships.

Important Information

2012-2013 ESA Parent Survey Results

Anti-Bullying Resources

Bus Information

For the most current transportation information please click the linkBus Schedule 2013-2014

Bell Schedules

Dress Code

Frequently Asked Questions

Meal Prices

New Meal Prices for SY 2013-2014:

Student Meal Prices
NO charge for Breakfast or Lunch

Adult Meals Prices
$1.85 Breakfast
$3.25 Lunch


Parent Involvement Brochure

Parent Volunteers

For information concerning volunteering at Elite Scholars Academy, click here.

School Hours

Student hours are from 8:45 AM until 3:45 PM. Early drop-off begins at 7:15 AM. Breakfast/study hall begin at 8:15 AM.  Note: Latest checkout time is 3:00 PM.

School Nutrition Policy

Please click here to read these important policies regarding the school nutrition program.

School Uniforms

Full uniforms may be purchased from Wear Me Uniforms in Fayetteville and Buckhead Uniforms in Morrow.

Wear Me Uniforms
47 Hudson Plaza
Fayetteville, GA 30214



1554 Southlake Parkway
Morrow, GA 30260

Supply Lists (2013-2014)

Tutorial Sessions

Tutorials are offered every Thursday from 3:45 to 4:45 PM when school is in session.  Students must arrange transportation home.

Title I Parent Involvement Policy

Title I Designation Letter

CCPS Asbestos Letter 2013

Parent Corner

Proposed 2014-2015 School Calendar

2013-2014 School Calendar

Early Release Day Schedule 2013-2014

ESA Computer Lab open daily from 8:15 - 8:45 am for student use.

As a reminder, each family is required to volunteer at least 20 hours per year.

Elite Scholars Academy Charter School Lottery results are listed below:  

Note:  Sibling preference is defined as a current student in attendance for the 2013-2014 school year AND that student remains enrolled in Elite Scholars Academy for the 2014-2015 school year along with their sibling(s).
Documentation of sibling preference may be required. 

Sixth Grade List of Accepted Students..click here!

Seventh Grade List of Accepted Students..click here!

Eighth Grade List of Accepted Students..click here!

Ninth Grade List of Accepted Students..click here!

Tenth Grade List of Accepted Students..click here!

Eleventh Grade List of Accepted Students..click here!

Twelfth Grade List of Accepted Students..click here!

  • Greetings Parents and Students:
    The Counseling Department would like to keep you informed of the Parent Universities that the Elite Scholars Academy Counseling Department has held throughout the year. We want to thank you for participating and being a vital part of the success of your student here at Elite!

    September- PSAT/SAT/ACT/Dual Enrollment Interest Meeting (9th-12th grades)

    October- How to Spot a Bully- Online Parent University (6th-8th grade)

    November- Help My Child Fill Out College Applications! (12th grade)

    November- Bullying/Cyberbulling (6th-8thgrades)

    November- How to Have Those Difficult Conversations

    March- GA College 411 Info Session, Hope Updates, and Dual Enrollment Interest Meeting (9th-11th grades)

    April- Upcoming Test Prep Info Session (6th-8th grades)

Notification of Nondiscrimination

Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. Clayton County Public Schools’ Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the available programs located in middle or high schools. The challenging CTAE curriculum, in conjunction with core academics, provides a robust academic skills and hands-on experience. Program offerings include: Automotive, Agricultural Science, Broadcast/Video Production, Business and Computer Science/ IT, Construction, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Engineering and Technology, Education, Graphic Communication and Design, Government and Public Safety including JROTC, Healthcare Science, and Marketing Education. Program offerings vary by school location. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs. The Clayton County Public Schools also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the American Disability Act of 1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s). Office of Legal Compliance, Attn: Latasha Lowe, 1058 Fifth Avenue Jonesboro, GA 30326 or via phone: 770-473-2700.