Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm 

K-5 Campus:

Phone: 706-823-6928

Fax: 706-823-4372

6-8 Campus:

Phone: 706-823-6960

Fax: 706-823-6963


9:15am - 4:15pm

Principal: Mrs. Tonethia Beasley

Assistant Principals: Mrs. Amanda Darville & Mr. Ronald Johnson

Daily Announcements

We need  your support!
Please vote for our Hornsby School Garden.
You may vote once daily until April 27, 2015.
Click on the link below select VOTE NOW and enter zip code 30901.
Thank you for your support.

Mrs. Dixon's first grade class hosted the grand opening of their new store on February 6, 2015.
Students in grades Prek - 2nd grade attended the event. First grade students worked as cashiers,
security officers, inventory clerks, assistant managers, researchers, and greeters.
Mrs. Dixon and 1st grade students.JPG
On February 26, 2015, 21 students were the first inductees to the 
Walter Spurgeon Hornsby National Elementary  Honor Society and the
National Junior Honor Society.

Parent Involvement

Mrs. Shahada Whitaker, Parent Facilitator
Parent Resource Center
Rm. 112
Hours: 9:17 am to 3:57 pm


“It takes a village to raise a child, whatever it takes is worth it.”

Registration Flyer 2015 (1).pdf
The Accelerated Reader Bike Give Away incentive was held in December. Our local business partners provided bicycles, helmets, and locks for ten students who met their reading goals. Congratulations!

W. S Hornsby K-8 School is applying for a grant that will allow us to increase food production in our garden.The food grown goes directly to our students and our community soup kitichen. Funds for the grant will be used to educate students about the science of food production. Your votes are needed to help us win. Votes should be cast daily between April 9 -  April 27, 2015. Voting ends at midnight April 27, 2015. Go to . Use the zip code search:30901

W.S. Hornsby K-8 held an Open House on October 9, 2014. The event was hosted by the six companies located on Columbia Nitrogen Drive. Company representatives were available to answer questions distribute handouts and gifts. A tour of the companies was provided to the 8th grade students and  communtiy tours were also provided.

Politics is the business of democracy. Congressman John Barrow visited with Ms Gunter's 3rd grade class and Ms Robinson's 2nd grade class on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.Congressman Barrow discussed his duties and responsiblities as a Congressman. He challenged the students to be a Barrow Bookworm by reading 20 books by December 25. Congressman Barrow donated books to the Media Center from the Library of Congress.

Congratulations to 
Mrs. Jones
Teacher of the Year


(Richmond County Public Library

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Complaint Procedures under the No Child Left Behind Act
Complaint Procedures.pdf
 "Right to Know" & "Priority School Status" Letter
Priority School letter.pdf
Richmond County Flexible Learning Program FY2012
Richmond County Flexible Learning Program FY2012 webpage.docx



School Colors - Black and Gold


 J ust believe in yourself

A ccept responsilbility

G enerate goals for success

U tilize time wisely

A chieve academic excellence

R espect self and others

S tay focused


Public Information

Parents - We need your help!  Please take a few minutes and fill out the School Climate Survey for your child's school.  Your opinion is important to us!  Thank you so much for your time!

Click here to take the survey.


Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.

School News

Registration is Still Open

RCSS Conference for Teaching and Learning on May 2nd at the Downtown Campus of Georgia Regents University will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  There is still time to reserve your seat!


RCSS Strategic Mentoring and Retaining Teachers
Mentoring truly does matter!!!  We are seeking proficient teachers from all RCSS schools with three successful years of teaching to support induction teachers.  Please review the application and sincerely consider applying to become a RCSS mentor.  Application deadline is April 30, 2015.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 25
Title I
W.S. Hornsby K-8 Saturday School Academy 8:45 - 12:45
Youth Leadership Augusta - Mobile Food Drive @ 10:00 AM
Monday, April 27
Jazz Performance Evaluation @ Greenbrier HS 4:00PM~7:00PM

Saturday, May 2
RCSS Teacher Conference for all Math, ELA, Science and Social Studies Teachers
Teachers in Grades K-12
8:30 A.M. until 3:30 P.M.
GRU Education Commons
Tuesday, May 12
Wednesday, May 13
RCSS Retirement Banquet @ 7:00 PM
Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
Mon, May 18 - Fri, May 22


Today, 4/24/2015
High: 74 Low: 52
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/25/2015
High: 73 Low: 64
Rain showers
92% chance of precipitation.