Best Elementary Schools in Buckhead GA

By Kerry Lucasse |

Looking for the best elementary schools in Buckhead GA?

The good news is that all of the public elementary schools in Atlanta’s Buckhead community are fantastic!  From one of the best elementary schools in Georgia, Warren T. Jackson to Sarah Rawson Smith, Buckhead is truly tops when it comes to Atlanta public schools.  Learn more about each school below and also search homes for sale in each Buckhead Atlanta elementary school district.

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E. Rivers Elementary School 

Located in the Peachtree Battle area, E. Rivers Elementary is one of Atlanta’s oldest schools and has a long line of distinguished alumni.  They also have International Baccalaureate (IB) accreditation, a learning program that has received kudos nationwide.  Have you wondered with the “E” in E. Rivers stands for? That would be Eretus Rivers, the school’s founder. Search homes for sale in this South Buckhead community.

  • Students: 585 students
  • Average class size: 21 students

Garden Hills Elementary School

Located in the heart of the Garden Hills community, this elementary school has big personality and is one of the top Atlanta schools, thanks to a top-notch staff, participation in the IB program and the Woodruff Arts Center, and lots of parental involvement.  View all the homes for sale in the Garden Hills Elementary District.

  • Students:  Over 700 students
  • Average class size: 20 students (20:1 student-teacher ratio)

Morris Brandon Elementary School 

Brandon Elementary is located on Howell Mill Road and is also accredited by International Baccalaureate program.  It is one of Buckhead’s largest elementary schools with a student population of almost 1,2000.  The student-to-teacher ratio (1st – 5th grade) is still excellent at 20 to 1 and the ratio is even better for kindergarten at 10 students for everyone one teacher.  Learn more about Brandon Elementary and search home for sale.

Sarah Rawson Smith Elementary School

Located in North Buckhead, Sarah Smith Elementary is one of the top elementary schools in the State of Georgia. This charming neighborhood elementary school has been named as a National Blue Ribbon School and Georgia School of Excellence.  Search Atlanta homes for sale in Sarah Smith school district.

  • Students:  550
  • Average class size: 22 students

Warren T. Jackson Elementary School

Located in North Buckhead, Warren T. Jackson is one of the top elementary schools in the State of Georgia and like Sarah Smith Elementary, they have received numerous awards and recognition, including the National Blue Ribbon School and Georgia School of Excellence honors.  Find out more about Jackson Elementary and search all the real estate listings for sale.

  • Students:  Over 800
  • Average class size: 20 students


Buckhead Atlanta Real Estate Guide All of the Buckhead Elementary Schools are part of the North Atlanta High School cluster, including Sutton Middle School.

For more information about Buckhead real estate, home values, amenities and commute times, please visit our Buckhead GA Real Estate Guide.


Posted by:  Kerry Lucasse, Buckhead Atlanta Real Estate Specialist

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