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About This School

Mount Olive Elementary School is a public elementary school in East Point. The principal of Mount Olive Elementary School is Darryl Felker, who can be contacted at 543 children attend Mount Olive Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 1% of the Mount Olive Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 80% of the 543 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 88% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Mount Olive Elementary School is 13:1. Oak Knoll Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Dance
    • Orchestra
    • Video film production
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 86% 42%
Multiracial 2% %
Hispanic 11% 10%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 8%
Asian 1.0% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.06%
White, non-Hispanic 0% 35%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 39%
Limited English proficiency 1% 6%
Economically disadvantaged 80% 36%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    I volunteer periodically at Mt. Olive Elementary School in East Point Georgia. It is a wonderful school for training children to become adults. I witness several mentoring programs that was very helpful for the schools' curriculum. The most important thing I notice was how the staff cared and interacted with the children. You could see that the children seem to be genuinely happy. I am sure this comes from the relationship the staff has with their parents. This was obvious from the Principal Teachers and all their volunteers.

  • (1 year ago)

    My grown kids attended Mt. Olive now my younger kids are students there. I love the staff. Teachers principal asst principal nurse. All are great. However I do feel like my kids are learning at a slow paste. Both are honor students. One is in the TAG program. They both had EIP teachers last year until I hired a tutor. Now instead of a few A's and mostly B's. They're getting one or two B's and mostly A's. Thanks to the tutor not the school.

  • (4 years ago)

    My child has been at Mt. Olive ES since Pre K and has truly excelled academically. He wakes up every morning excited about going to school and this is largely due to the caring enviornment that the teachers and administrators have created. I am unsre what may have happened to some of these other parents with low ratings but nearly all of the parents love this school.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have had experience with the ins and outs of several schools in this area. MOE is one of the best schools for an elementary age child. The small environment truly puts 'students' first. The academic growth of EVERY child is the priority of this school. The staff gives a 110% in every aspect of the building. The principal appears to be firm and head strong at times but I notice it seems to most times be about educating children. We need more principals to step and and stick up for our children.

  • (5 years ago)

    My primary concern is that the principal attempts to run this elementary school with an iron fist. There is an exodus of teachers each year which makes it difficult for parents to get to know the teachers because they're not there very long. There is low morale amongst the teachers and staff and many parents who are unhappy have simply put their children in other schools instead of trying to battle with the principal who uses the school for his own personal purposes.

  • (6 years ago)

    My major concern for this institution is that the staff including the principal refuse to work with the parents on the academic success of their children. This is disheartening because I volunteered at the school almost every week to ensure the academic direction of my child only to discover that she was placed in certain classes based not on my request or observation as a parent but on their 'number/card system'. Rather than view your child as an individual with individual needs or work with the parents on the academic achievement of your child they leave the future of your child to statistics and numbers. Additionally I could not get aquainted with the teachers because the turn-over rate is so high. New teachers each year made it hard to evaluate the BEST teacher for our child.

  • (7 years ago)

    I am a grandparent of one of the Mt. Olive students. My grandchild has been at MOE student since she started Pre-K. We have been very pleased with the principal teachers and the other staff members. They all strive to make Moe students academically prepared for any challenges they may face in the future. I have no doubt that when the students leave Mt.Olive they will be prepared for whatever lies ahead.They invite involvement from all family members.

  • (8 years ago)

    I really really really love this school! My children has attendent this school since Pre-K. I voluteer there every year. The prinicals teachers the nurse everyone of the staff cares about you and your child. They teach they love and they care so much about your childs education. I wish that there was a school that a child could attend from K-12 and didn't have to go to another school after so many years. Mt. Olive should be that school. I have one child still there now and one starting middle school I will truely miss this school when my last child leaves. Thanks MOE we love you and will never forget you! Mr.& Mrs. Smith Kalya & Dalia

  • (9 years ago)

    Mount Olive is a great school and the teachers really care about their jobs the have good academic programs and I really love the extended day program when my children go to school. I know that they will learn something that day.

  • (9 years ago)

    This was my kids first year at MOE. My kids and I are very please with the school. There are a host of extracurricular activities to challenge each child in their own unquie way. The teachers and staff are excellent. I am happy that my kids are in such a positive environment. Keep up the good work!

  • (9 years ago)

    MOE is a excellent school for children who require a smaller classroom setting offering less distraction. We are very pleased with the higly qualified and caring teachers and staff.

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