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Smoke Rise Elementary

Dekalb County Schools

A group picture of the Distinguished Staff of Smoke Rise Elementary which is a National 2021 ESEA Distinguished School posing in the gym.
4 district staff members with the principal Pamela McCloud in front of the outside digital marquee sign.
A smiling picture of Pamela McCloud who is the Region 2 Principal of the Year 2022-2023
A picture of a smiling Jasmine Allen who is the Teacher of the Year 2022-2023
A picture of Shaunta Shaver who is the Educational Support Professional of the Year 2022-2023
3 parent volunteers and 4 staff members standing together smiling
3 parent volunteers smiling
2 students dressed like grandparents on the 100th Day of School
2 staff members dressed like grandparents on the 100th Day of School
2 students dressed like grandparents on the 100th Day of School
4 students dressed like grandparents on the 100th Day of School
Smoke Rise Elementary is Cognia STEM Certified
3 police officers with 2 school staff members

Upcoming Events

Mar 27

Book Fair

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Mar 27

College and Career Spirit Week

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Mar 28

March Parent Tech Cafe

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Mar 31

Field Day T-shirt Order Due

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Apr 2

Yearbook Pre-Order Due

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Apr 3

Spring Break (No School)

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Latest News

Smoke Rise Elementary Teachers
A gold circle with 3 stars. Inside it states that all Smoke Rise teachers are highly qualified!
Virtual Learning Support for Students
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SRE Uniform Policy 2022-2023
A student looking down with the text Smoke Rise Elementary School School Uniform Policy 2022-2023
Students will be required to wear uniforms every school day. Click here to review the >> uniform policy
Supply List 2022-2023
Smoke Rise Elementary School Supply Lists text on a half sheet of torn spiral paper with various school supplies at the bottom.
Click here to view the >> supply list. 
Cognia STEM Certified
The gif image states that Smoke Rise Elementary is STEM Certified Cognia with the word Certified being stamped on top of the word STEM. There is various colored confetti falling down.
Smoke Rise Elementary is thrilled to announce that we are officially Cognia STEM certified! Thank you to the students, staff, parents and community members who worked together to make this possible.

Mission & Vision

The vision of the DeKalb County School District is to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence. Our mission is to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and life-long learning. We are making this vision and mission a reality – every day, in every classroom throughout the District.

Through community forums, focus groups, listening sessions, and more, we have engaged our stakeholders, refined our objectives, honed our procedures, and formulated a robust, highly-structured yet agile and adaptive strategic plan. We are pleased with the progress we have made thus far, and excited about the future – of our District, our community, and, most importantly, the 100,000+ students who daily bring to us their limitless potential.

The District has created performance measures, targets, and initiatives to ensure success in each goal area. A monitoring and data collection process has been developed, and rigorous progress check procedures have been implemented. At the local level, on-going training sessions are offered to all principals in order to support the work of aligning, refining, monitoring, and evaluating the continuous improvement efforts of each individual school.

As a community of learners, we are committed to excellence in everything we do – within the classroom and throughout the District. This continuous improvement process permeates each aspect of our Strategic Plan, and we are honored to partner with you to make it a reality for all.