Ball Ground Elementary is a school that has a rich history as being the core of the community. The school prides itself in its history and ability to change and grow to accommodate the needs of the community. The school, located in the beautiful North Georgia foothills, continues to maintain the community school atmosphere while embracing the ever-changing modern society.
Ball Ground Elementary STEM Academy is dedicated to fostering the social, emotional, and
academic growth of all students by cultivating curiosity, critical and creative thinking
through effective teaching strategies and the integration of STEM education.
Ball Ground Elementary STEM Academy believes that all students have the right to learn in
an environment where they are supported, inspired, and encouraged to reach their fullest
School Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7 am-3 pm
School Hours for Students: Monday-Friday 7:35 am-2:15 pm
Early Checkout: All students must be checked out from the office before 1:45 each school day. For the safety of your child, please be prepared to show photo ID when checking a student out from school.
If you have a planned transportation change for your child, please call the front office at 770-735-5900 or email Donna.Mele@cherokeek12.net and Julia.Fowler@cherokeek12.net
Ball Ground Elementary School
321 Valley Street
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Driving Directions from Canton:
From I-575 North, take Exit 27. Turn right onto Howell Bridge Road. At the four way stop, cross Highway 5 and continue on Howell Bridge Road. Turn left onto Valley Street. Go 0.4 miles. Ball Ground Elementary will be on the left.
Driving Directions from Jasper:
From I-575 South, take Exit 27. Turn left onto Howell Bridge Road. At the four way stop, cross Highway 5 and continue on Howell Bridge Road. Turn left onto Valley Street. Go 0.4 miles. Ball Ground Elementary will be on the left.