Mission Statement

    The mission of National Hills Elementary is to create knowledgeable students with the necessary skills and attitudes to think independently, maximize their academic potential,  become proficient in problem-solving, and meet the challenges of the future successfully.

    Daily Announcements

    School Supply Lists for the 2014-15 school year:


    1st Grade
    2nd Grade
    3rd Grade
    4th/5th Grade

    Summer reading for students who will be in 4th or 5th grades (or moved on to middle school). Here are the new titles for the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl! Start early!!

    Here is information regarding the proposal to merge National Hills with Garrett Elementary
    Merger of National Hills and Garrett.pdf

    The Board of Education has voted to merge the two schools beginning the 2015-16 school year. Mrs. LaJuana Quarles has been named the prinicpal of the combined schools beginning the 2014-15 school year, with Cindy Scoggins as the vice-principal.

    Congratulations to Amelia Barnes for being named National Hills Elementary Teacher of the Year 2014-15!


    Notice of Non-Discrimination
    The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.

    RCSS Connections

    A Parent Guide to Destination Math and A Parent Guide to Destination Reading are available to give insight on using the Houghton Mifflin website. The web address is http://rd.richmond.k12.ga.us/lms

    RCSS News

    The RCSS Wellness Committee is collecting information on how to better serve our employees because we are concerned about your health and well-being. We would appreciate your taking a few minutes to complete this survey.  You may also like to review the student wellness policy. Thank you in advance for your participation!

    School Bus Route Information

    RCSS online School Bus Webquery is now available to access your child's school bus number and route information for the 2014-2015 school year.


    Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

    Applications are available at your child's school or you may enroll online.  To access the online enrollment, please click here.  For additional information, please visit the Athletic Department's website.

    Upcoming Events

    Monday, September 1
    Labor Day Holiday
    Tuesday, September 9
    Wednesday, September 10
    Progress Reports
    Tuesday, September 16
    Monday, September 22
    Title I Parent Facilitators' Meeting @ 9:00 AM
    RCSS Title I Classroom
    Title I Intervention Specialists' Meeting @ 1:00PM
    RCSS Title I Classroom


    Today, 8/30/2014
    High: 93 Low: 73
    Slight chance thunderstorms
    22% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 8/31/2014
    High: 92 Low: 73
    Chance thunderstorms
    31% chance of precipitation.

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