Elementary School / Grades K5-5

Location

2356 Clay Road, Austell, GA 30106
678-426-1600

 

Class size

Elementary classes average 12 to 22 students per class with one teacher for each class and a teacher's aide for each grade level.

School Day

Elementary classes begin at 8:00 each morning Monday-Thursday. On Fridays classes begin at 8:30 am. Students may arrive as early as 7:00 am with no additional fee.

 

Dismissal times are staggered as follows:​

  • K5/2nd - 2:45 pm

  • 3rd-6th - 3:00 pm

After School Program (ASP)

After school care is available until 6:30 pm for an additional fee. ​After school care is available through 6:30 pm for an additional fee. If your child is in ASP, we now have a direct line to reach them in the afternoons. If you need to reach ASP Between the hours of 3:15 - 6:30 PM you may dial 404-229-7130 OR our main CCA line, 678-426-1600, ext 4. If you need to reach someone before that time, please call our elementary number 770-819-6437.

Testing

Cumberland administers standardized achievement tests. Our students have consistently scored well above the national norms. In a recent year, Cumberland's 2nd graders scored at a 4.2 grade equivalency and 5th graders' grade equivalency was 6.7. More information is available upon request.

Educational Field Experiences

Each grade level participates in different field trips each year. Field trips have included the Okefenokee Swamp, Zoo Atlanta, Tellus Science Museum, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, and Space Camp. Our 5th graders have been invited to participate in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Educational Program held at Dobbins Air Force Base. The STEM program is sponsored by the US Department of Defense.

Curriculum

We use a combination of ACSI, A Beka, and other publishers. These publishers are recognized as leaders in Christian school curriculum.

Requirements for Admission

K5 students must be five years old by September 1st. First grade students must be six by September 1st. Each student must attend an interview and submit previous academic and discipline records.

Enrichment

Cumberland provides opportunities for academic enrichment including: music, physical education, Spanish, computer lab, and an accelerated reading program. Additional private tutoring and lessons in music, art, and dance are offered in our Extended Day School.

Duke University Talent Identification Program

This program identifies 4th and 5th grade students based on their outstanding performance on standardized tests and allows eligible students to participate in advanced academic activities.

Uniforms

Students wear a CCA logo shirt with khaki or navy tailored pants or walking shorts. More information regarding dress code can be found in the Student Handbook.

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