Blackwell's Consolidated School was founded in 1927. In 1998-99, a new building was constructed and marked…More the beginning of a new era at Blackwell Elementary School. The current building is a split-level structure with kindergarten, first and second grades housed on the lower level and third through fifth grades on the upper level. The general administration is located on the main level along with the media center, dining room and music and art classrooms.
Many historic school artifacts and pictures are showcased in the lobby. Blackwell Elementary believes this emphasis on the old, in conjunction with the new, heightens and enriches the school's unique heritage.
Blackwell Elementary School prepares students for the future. Its mission is to establish a strong, cooperative foundation for lifelong learning by nurturing, guiding and challenging students to achieve their maximum potential.
Blackwell Playhouse 3380 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA30066 Blackwell Playhouse features live plays for families and children throughout the year. Other community activities…More supported by this playhouse include summer camp for children ages 6 to 12, as well as after school drama classes for elementary and middle school students.
Addison Elementary School is named for Cobb County educator and businessman, Walter Pinkney (W. P.)…More Addison. W. P. Addison was an educator and a successful businessman. He was a man of vision with a strong commitment to excellence in all that he did. In the mid 1920's, the only schools in Cobb County were a few one-room school houses. Mr. Addison wanted a better educational system for his own children as well as all children throughout the county.
He contacted other prominent businessmen and proposed that a new consolidated school be built. For months, Mr. Addison and Mr. Arch McCleskey, Sr. (namesake for McCleskey Middle School) traveled throughout the state interviewing teachers. They wanted the most qualified teachers available.
Blackwell's Consolidated School (as it was originally called) first opened for the summer term on July 18, 1927.
Indoor bathrooms, a Home Economics building and an Agriculture building which included a cannery were added in the 1940's.
Addison became Georgia's first Charter School in 1995. Subsequent Charter renewals in 1998 and 2003 have ensured high academic achievement for all Addison students.Our Mission
The school's vision is to assure our citizens literate, confident children who are interested in learning by providing a relevant curriculum, facilitated by caring, lifelong learners in a child-centered environment.