Ashford Park Snapshot
Ashford Park is a lively elementary school nestled in a charming Brookhaven community. The school was established in 1955. Currently, Ashford Park serves a diverse population of 500 students, representing as many as 15 countries. Our teachers are highly qualified and possess a wide variety of educational levels and experience. They work diligently each day to meet the needs of all students.
The APS leadership has worked closely with parents and the community to establish an excellent educational program that has resulted in higher student test scores and elevated success. Students enjoy a safe and positive learning environment.. Over the past five years, the focus of expanding cognitive abilities, promoting social/emotional growth, and developing physical skills has led to well-rounded students. Learning is further enhanced through a variety of Special Area programs which include: STEM, Discovery (Gifted), English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Special Education, Counseling and Guidance, Art, Technology, German, Health/Physical Education, Band, Strings, and After School @ Ashford Park (ASAP).
Ashford Park Elementary School consistently meets and exceeds the academic standards set by the Georgia Department of Education. This continued progress in achievement is the result of direct, differentiated, and inquiry-based instruction in all academic areas. Awards and grants over the years have recognized accomplishments and assisted in building an outstanding program.
- Distinguished School since 2005
- State of Georgia Department of Education Gold Award in 2007
- Brookhaven Bolt is a 5K run sponsored by the community. Over the past three years, the proceeds of $57,000 have directly benefited Ashford Park students and staff.
- Ashford Park PTA provides each teacher with grants for educational and extracurricular activities.
- Home of the 1st German Dual Immersion Program in the State of Georgia
- AdvancED Nationally Accredited STEM School
Ashford Park is a school filled with eager students, experienced teachers, and involved parents. Also known as “Brookhaven’s Great Little Secret,” Ashford Park has become the neighborhood school of choice. Feel free to stop by the school as visitors are always welcome.
Breakfast eaters may enter the building at 7:00AM. Classrooms open at 7:25 and announcements begin at 7:35. Teachers encourage students to be in their classroom at 7:30. The tardy bell rings at 7:45. All students entering the building after 7:45 will be counted as late and must check in and obtain a tardy slip at the front office.