WES Awards and Recognitions
Title 1
Whitesburg Elementary School is a Title I Distinguished School. Whitesburg Elementary earned this award in FY19. A Title I Distinguished School is a Title I school among the top 5% School-wide and top 5% Targeted Assisted Title I schools in the state that have the highest absolute performance for the all-students group based on the current statewide assessment.
Whitesburg Elementary received the GOSA Platinum Award for the FY18 and FY 19 school year.  TheGreatest Gains schools exhibit high growth in student achievement by earning a three-year average CCRPI Progress Score in at least the 93rd percentile in the state.
Triple STEM certification
Whitesburg Elementary is one of a kind in that, we are triple STEM certified: District, National, and International.  At Whitesburg, we inspire, engage, and empower our children to become independent lifelong learners through the facilitation of STEAM challenges, activities, and excursions to support the Engineering Design Process (EDP), the 4Cs, and 21st century learning.
School Digger
Whitesburg Elementary is ranked #1 based on test scores, rankings, school and district boundaries, student/teacher ratios, ethnic makeup, and scores of other useful metrics and information.
All Central Cluster Elementary Schools outrank nearby schools.

2017 International STEM Association School of Excellence

2017 Technology Association of GA: Best in STEM STEM Day 

2017 100% Google Certified Instructional Staff

2017 AdvancED STEM Certified School

2018 National Institute of STEM Education Certified Campus

2018 Five National STEM Certified Teachers 

2018 National Distinguished Title I School

2018 Technology Association of GA: Best in STEM Day

2018 1st place Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

2019 Platinum Title I School for Greatest Gains

2019 Rated #1 by School Digger

2019 Recipient of Early Language and Literacy MiniGrant

2019 Recipients of the GaDOE “Georgia All-Stars for Learning!”

2019 Title 1 Distinguished School - top 5% in the state in absolute performance


2017- 90.3

2018- 92.2

2019- 91.9