• Annistown Elementary School


    Annistown ES Logo

    3150 Spain Rd.

    Snellville, GA 30039

    Phone Number: 770-979-2950

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    Last Revised: July 28, 2023


    The Family and Community Engagement Plan and all other  Title I information are available on our school’s website at the school's website under the Title I Section. Families can also find paper copies of this Family and Community Engagement Plan in our Parent Center.


    It is reviewed and revised at least annually during the Planning Meeting in the spring. All feedback forms from the Planning Meeting are submitted to the Office of Federal Programs for review.  Families who are not able to attend the Planning Meeting have the opportunity to review draft documents and provide input during the draft document review period.


    Your child's teacher is your first point of contact for questions. 

    There are several ways to contact the teacher:

    • By phone – Leave a message for your teacher at the Annistown  front office: 770-979-2950
    • By email -Teacher email addresses can be found at the Annistown website 
    • By written note - You may ask your child to hand carry a note to their teacher
    • ParentSquare message

    You should expect a response from the teacher within one school day. A successful school relies on a strong partnership between parents and teachers. We thank you for your commitment to the success of your child. 

    A translator is available for all Title 1 parent engagement activities, programs, parent-teacher conferences, as well as informal communication with the Classroom teacher.


    Empathy: Cultural competence, staff and student wellbeing, educator diversity.
    Equity: Multi-tiered system of supports, opportunity and access, equitable resource allocation.
    Effectiveness: Results-Based evaluation system, talent management, educational return on investment.
    Excellence: Preferred education destination, post-secondary and workforce readiness, world-class communication and engagement.  


    We will provide all students with high quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment to meet high academic standards.

    We will provide all students with high quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment to meet high academic standards.

    Equity 2A- Multi-tiered systems of support -Annistown Elementary will Implement multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) to address academic and non-academic student needs. Through MTSS, we will implement processes to monitor the effectiveness of teaching and develop plans to meet the needs of students.

    Equity 4B Opportunity and Access Annistown Elementary School will ensure our students have access and opportunities to engage in a high-quality, rigorous, and culturally relevant curriculum expanding beyond K-5 to include early learning access to all families in the community. 

    Excellence 4C- World Class Communication and Engagement As our community has become more diverse, we must communicate in a way that reaches all parents. Enhancing our communication to meet the needs of our diverse student population will help families stay informed of school information as well as student progress.


    It is a plan that describes how our school will provide opportunities to improve family engagement that will support student learning at school and at home. All students and their families are invited and encouraged to fully participate in the opportunities described in this plan. The school will provide information and as many opportunities as possible for the participation of all family members.


    It is a written agreement that outlines how the school, the students, and the family will work together to ensure your child’s academic success. An effective School-Family Promise contains the following elements:

    • Clear learning goals that are linked to the school’s improvement plan
    • Specific skills students will learn during the year
    • Strategies that staff, families, and students will use to improve student learning
    • Ways to extend learning at home
    • Methods teachers and family members will use to communicate about student progress
    • Opportunities for family members to observe and participate in the classroom
    • Jointly-developed by families, school staff, students, community business partners, and other stakeholders during our Planning Meeting
    • Reviewed and revised throughout the year [Tell how your school will review the School-Family Promise with families throughout the school year. Include examples such as reviewing the Promise at building parent capacity activities and parent-teacher conferences.]


    • Title I Program Information: Program information is available during the Title I Planning Meeting in the spring and Annual Parent Meetings in the fall, on the school website, and in the Parent Center.
    • Curriculum Information: Knowing what your child is learning at school is important. We will keep you informed throughout the year about what your child is learning during parent meetings, conferences, eCLASS, and on our school website.
    • Student Progress Monitoring: The Parent Portal is an online resource that allows families to view grades, attendance, schedules, assessment, and your child’s results, course history, and much more. Monitoring your child’s progress in school is an important way to be engaged.
    • Parent Resources: We have many resources available for checkout to use at home with your child. We also host several parent workshops to empower you as you work with your child at home.
    • Staff Training: We will train our staff to effectively communicate with you. Your input on how we train our staff is valuable.
    • Communication: We will communicate, to the extent feasible, all information with you in a language and format you understand. Whenever possible, we will provide interpreters during parent workshops, and academic events. Translation is available for most documents.
    • Transition Support: Entering a new school can be scary for both students and families. We will host events to make sure both you and your child are aware of what is expected and how you can prepare as your child transitions to a new school level, college, and career.


    Annistown Elementary will…                                        

    • Provide Extended Learning Opportunities to provide students’ academic and non-academic learning experiences.
    • Provide opportunities for extracurricular activities through before and after school clubs.
    • Build parent capacity by providing information and communication about ELA and Math curriculum each semester and encourage families to utilize the family engagement center for resources and materials that will support learning at home.

    Please ensure all activities engage families in the education of their children.

    Gwenda Nimmo-Smith

    Date: 05/25/2023

    As Students, we will…icon: person reading a book

    •  Be engaged and attentive during extended learning opportunities including academic and non-academic experiences.
    • Attempt to join a school club before or afterschool and /or participate in different learning opportunities during the school day.
    • Communicate with my parent/guardian about programs offered through the Parent Center and family engagement nights offered in the evenings.

    As Families, we will…icon: man and woman

    • Attempt to attend extend learned opportunities before and/or after school.
    • Read communication that is distributed via school messenger, dojo, or via social media to read parent tips and stay informed about school events.
    • Contact the parent center for resources and materials if needed. Check the parent portal to remain informed about my child’s academic progress.


    Annistown Elementary School is committed to providing regular teacher-family communication in a variety of ways.  These include:

    • Parent-Teacher Conferences
    • GCPS Parent Portal
    • E-mail and Phone contact
    • eClass
    • ParentSquare
    • Annistown’s website
    • School Messenger

    If you need interpretation and/or translation services, please contact: Mrs. Regina Olivar @ Regina.Olivar@gcpsk12.org Phone: 678.344.3982


    1. Title I Planning Meeting
    2. Curriculum Night
    3. Title I Annual Parent Meeting
    4. Title I Document Review
    5. Parent Teacher Conferences
    6. International Night
    7. STEM/Science Fair Exposition
    8. Kindergarten Registration
    9. Kindergarten Transition Workshop
    10. STEAM Night

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    • Title I is a federal program designed to support school reform efforts to improve teaching and learning for all students.
    • Title I programs are based on effective means of improving student achievement and include strategies to support family engagement.
    • The Title I Office reserves at least one percent of the district’s allocation to fund family and community engagement programs. The use of these funds is based on suggestions gathered at our spring Planning Meetings from families and community members. Funds are distributed equally to all our Title I schools.
    • Childcare and/or transportation may be provided for meetings and school events.


    School's Mission Statement: The mission of Annistown Elementary is to create a thriving school community where students, teachers, and parents pursue academic excellence through active involvement in the learning process, resulting in continuous measured growth. 


    Our Family Engagement Center has learning games, books, and many other resources available for families to checkout and use at home. Our Parent Outreach Liaison is Regina Olivar. She is available to help you find resources, navigate the Parent Portal, connect with teachers, and learn about ways you can help your children at home.

    Our Family Engagement Center is located on our Fine Arts hall near our Music and Art classrooms.

    Hours of Operation: 8am-3:00pm

    Please contact Ms. Regina Olivar for additional information about our Family Engagement Center and resources available for check-out.

    (678) 344-3982 or (770) 979-2950 



    Parents can volunteer within the school by contacting the Parent Center for more information.