Hapeville Elementary School is an airport community school located south of downtown Atlanta.  The current school building was constructed in 1940 for the 350 students of Hapeville High School.  That school was closed in 1988, renovated and reopened in August 1991 as Hapeville Elementary.  The populations of three small elementary schools have merged to create a quality, normative culture with the staff, students, parents and community maintaining a single vision for learning and growing together as one.

Student Demographics

 Total Enrollment - 740

Asian American– 4%
African American – 36%
Native American - <1%
Hispanic – 48%
Multi-Racial – 3%
Caucasian – 7%
 
Grades:
Pre-Kindergarten ~ Fifth Grade
School Colors:
Blue and White
School Mascot:
 Hawk
 
Special Offerings/Resources:
 
SECME, BETA Club, Pre-Kindergarten, Title I School, Early Intervention Program, Talented and Gifted, English as a Second Language (ESOL), School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Help-A-Child-Smile Dental Van, Prime Time After-school Program
Exceptional Education:
Interrelated Resource and Self-Contained Classes (Learning Disabilities, Emotional and Behavior Disabilities, Mild Intellectual Disabilities), Speech and Language, Special Needs Kindergarten, Special Needs Pre-School, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Other Health-Impairment
Extracurricular:
Extended Day, Student Assistants, Student Council, Student Safety Patrols, Technology Club, Chess Club