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Addison Elementary School
3055 Ebenezer Rd, Marietta, GA 30066


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.

Sandy Plains Baptist Church
2825 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta, GA 30066

Sandy Plains Baptist Church has enjoyed a rich history ofMore ministry and influence in the East Cobb community since its founding in 1846 when the area was a rural farm community.

As the community surrounding Sandy Plains Baptist Church has grown into an urban / suburban area of development and growth, our church has likewise expanded our ministries to meet the needs of this expanding community.

The world, the community, and the church have changed radically since 1846, but the mission of a visionary group of four men, twenty charter members and all of those who continue to follow them in their vision for the Sandy Plains community remains. We may change, but God does not; nor does His mission.

Sandy Plains Baptist Church's mission is to love and worship God and to involve others in the joy of knowing and serving Christ. They have activities for all age groups and offer weekday preschool opportunities.

The church offers a weekday preschool.  Preschool fees will consist of a $90.00 non-refundable registration fee payable upon submission of the application and monthly tuition payable on the first school day of each month, September through May.  Classes begin August 30, 2010 and end May 26, 2011.

From Interstate 75 north of Atlanta:

  • Take exit 267A
  • Go north on Highway 5 (Canton Highway)
  • Turn right at the first light (Sandy Plains Road)
  • Sandy Plains Baptist Church is near the intersection of Sandy Plains Road and Post Oak Tritt Road, across the street from Bank of America.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information.  E-mail:  info@sandyplains.org 

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