Important Information

digital learning

Yvette Morelon
, School Social Worker- Student Services- 7702965903

Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) is pleased to join with the Georgia Department 

of Education (GaDOE) in making available access to the 2019-2020 End of Grade 

Study/Resource Guides and the 2019-2020 End of Course Study/Resource Guides 

to CCPS students and their parents/guardians. 

“We are excited to make these and other resources available to our students and 

their families as they continue to prepare for the Georgia Milestones End of Grade 

tests in April,” said Dr. Morcease J. Beasley, CCPS Superintendent/CEO. “We believe 

that the use of these guides and other resources will have a beneficial impact on the

academic growth and success of our students.”

The Study/Resource Guides are intended to serve as a resource for parents and students. 

They contain practice questions and learning activities for each content area. The standards i

dentified in the Study/Resource Guides address a sampling of the state-mandated content

standards. For the purposes of day-to-day classroom instruction, teachers should consult

the wide array of resources that can be found at

To access the 2019-2020 Georgia Milestones End of Grade Study/Resource Guide, click here:

To access the 2019-2020 Georgia Milestones End of Course Study/Resource Guide, click here:

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SOTA audition information- Incoming Students ONLY

Audition Process: rising 3rd-5th Grade Only.

Kindergarten-2nd grade acceptance based on lottery process.

*Memorize and sing first verse of "America" (America the Beautiful or America) or “Straighten up and Fly Right ”*Sing a scale - teacher directed activity *Sing tonal memory examples

*Students with instrumental experience: Prepare a short piece on the instrument of their choice *Participate in teacher-directed activity * Students with no instrumental experience will participate in teacher lead rhythmic assessment

*Perform a prepared  technical dance solo (Ballet, jazz, contemporary) BRING CD OR TAPE- cell phones / youtube may not be used for music. *Participate in a teacher-directed activity *Students should come dressed in appropriate dance attire – No Jeans

*Memorize and perform a 60 second performance piece (may be either a poem or monologue, monologue preferred) All pieces must be age-appropriate, no self-written pieces are accepted. *Participate in teacher-directed activity

Portfolio- Bring in three (3) examples of student’s best work *Participate in a still life drawing exercise with the teacher

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Kay R. Pace Elementary School of the Arts - Visual and Performing Arts

This elementary comprehensive arts program provides opportunities to develop and highlight performers. Children who enjoy creative expression through 2D and 3D art, dance, instrumental, piano, vocal music, theatre, and the written word will flourish artistically and academically in our performing, visual, and communication arts programs. This program helps develop and nurture talents so students can realize their full potential and become shining stars. Self-discipline, teamwork, and personal confidence foster success in the classroom, on the stage and in life.

Program rationale is to offer students opportunities to focus on excellence in academics while discovering, exploring and refining their talents and interests in the Arts.

This rationale supports the Vision of a learning community where students achieve high academic standards, develop good citizenship qualities, and enhance their artistic expression.

The theme-based school’s Mission would be to provide a safe and supportive environment that promotes the highest quality education in an environment enriched through the Arts.


  • Improve student achievement through rigorous academic and arts instructional programs
  • Increase student achievement in the arts on the secondary level by introducing a rigorous arts-based curriculum in the primary grades
  • Provide additional choices for parents and students in Clayton County

    Teaching strategies emphasized during professional learning

  • Integrated curriculum
  • Learner-centered lessons
  • Problem-solving based learning
  • Cooperative learning groups
  • Differentiated instruction based on individual learning styles and multiple intelligences

    Program Structure

  • Academics – all students will receive instruction in math, language arts, social studies and science at the appropriate grade level with emphasis on advance instruction
  • Arts – all students will receive enrichment activities in art, music- choral, music-instrumental, dance and drama


Admittance Criteria

Kay R. Pace Elementary School of the Arts (Magnet)

Kindergarten through Second Grade

• Completed application • Two letters of recommendation on the official CCPS Form


Third through Fifth Grade

• Completed application • Audition in chosen area of interest listed on the application • Two letters of recommendation on the official CCPS Form

Click here for the Parent and Student Commitment Form

2019 GMAS Data and Information:

3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
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