Mission Statement

    The mission of National Hills Elementary is to create knowledgeable students with the necessary skills and attitudes to think independently, and to maximize their academic potential in order to become proficient in problem solving so they can successfully meet the challenges of the future. We will provide a well qualified faculty and staff that will produce a positive and safe atmosphere for all of our students. These goals will be achieved in close partnership with the home and community.  

    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!

    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

    System News

    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.

    The Richmond County School System is proud to announce the offering of Virtual Summer School 2014. The Virtual Summer School will launch on May 25th for all Richmond County K-8 students and end on August 2, 2014. For complete details, please click here.

    Upcoming Events

    Tue, Aug 5 - Fri, Aug 8
    Teacher - Preplanning
    Wednesday, August 6
    Friday, August 8
    Elementary Schools Open House 6:00~8:00PM
    Monday, August 11
    First Day of School
    Tuesday, August 12


    Today, 7/31/2014
    High: 87 Low: 70
    Mostly cloudy
    15% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 8/1/2014
    High: 86 Low: 71
    Chance thunderstorms
    26% chance of precipitation.

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