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A L Burruss Elementary
325 Manning Rd SW, Marietta, GA 30064

A.L. Burruss Elementary School is a K-5 school that educates about 350 students in an environment immersed inMore language arts and communications.

The school's Language and Communications Academy uses a wide range of instruction to develop speaking, writing, presentation and collaboration skills. The program's goal is to develop students who are critical thinkers and can effectively obtain, interpret and apply information to communicate ideas.

The school has won a number of awards and distinctions including both the Georgia and National School of Excellence awards and the Georgia Wildlife Federation Schoolyard Habitat, among others.

Julie King serves as principal for this Marietta City school.

Marietta City Schools
250 Howard St NE, Marietta, GA 30060
Marietta City Schools educates about 8,000 students with the City of Marietta in eight elementary schools, a sixth-gradeMore academy, a middle schools and a high school. The school system and its schools have earned numerous awards and honors. Four schools have earned designation as a Georgia School of Excellence with one earning one as a National School of Excellence. The system is also an International Baccalaureate World School district, one of few offering the challenging curriculum from kindergarten through high school. The school district is one of Cobb County's largest employers with about 1,200 faculty, staff and other personnel. A seven-member Board of Education, elected by ward every four years, approve policy and direction of the school district. For day-to-day operations, the board appoints a school superintendent.