2023-2024 Faculty and Staff

Address: 1821 Walt Stephens Road Jonesboro, GA 30236

Phone: 678.479.0101

Dr. Lee Buddy Jr.
Assistant Principal: Gary Lomba
Assistant Principal:  Ta-Tanisha Harris

Counselor: Gina Cannon



Kay R. Pace School of the Arts is dedicated to providing a foundation of knowledge, for a successful lifetime of learning, through the integration of the arts.  Kay R. Pace classes are fun, student-focused, & integrate the arts and tailored to meet the needs of all students. Scholars are encouraged to excel within a warm, nurturing, and family-oriented environment that celebrates learning, develops confidence, and supports every child as they explore their gifts and talents. Kay R. Pace School of the Arts strives to develop within each student a desire for self-improvement and to provide each learner with the skills necessary to realize this desire. 

Kay R. Pace School of the Arts has won awards of excellence in  the following:

Schoolwide Awards

Georgia Creative School Arts Integration School of Excellence; Crayola Innovative School Awards; & Disney Theatrics.


Academic Awards

Road to Distinguished Award; Science Olympiad; Reading Bowl; & Spelling Bee


Art Awards

Georgia's Annual Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest; GBI’s National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest; & various state level art awards


Theatre Awards

Broadway Media School Theatre Grant; Junior Theatre Festival Awards (Excellence in Acting, Excellence in Dance; Showcase Performance, Technical Theatre All Star, Outstanding Performance. Excellence in Ensemble).


Dance Awards

Celebrity Regional Competition 3rd Place 2023

Imagine Dance Regional Competition 3rd Place 2023
Stilwell Invitational Competition 1st Place 2023
Health & PE Grant Awardee 2023


Vocal Music 

Special Recognition- Statewide Honor Chorus; Superior Rating Singing- Large Group Performance Evaluation; Superior Rating Sight Reading- Large Group Performance Evaluation; Spivey Music Educator Award; Music in the Parks: & Georgia Music Educators Association- State Conference Performance.



Family and Community Engagement 

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