Mountain Park Elementary, Georgia (U.S. State)


Mountain Park Elementary, Georgia (U.S. State)

Mountain Park Elementary School is a Public school in Roswell, Georgia, part of the Fulton County School System. Mountain Park opened in August 1973, with 250 students in first through seventh grades. Now the school houses approximately 800 students in kindergarten through grade five. Students move on to Crabapple Middle School, then to Roswell High School. Mountain Park Elementary was named after the town it is just outside of Mountain Park.

Infobox Secondary School
name = Mountain Park Elementary
type = Public school
established = 1973
grades = K-5
enrollment = 807
principal = Stacy Perlman
mascot = Mustangs
colors =
System= Fulton County School System
address=11895 Mountain Park Road
city = Roswell
state = Georgia
country = USA
website = [http://www.mpes.org/ www.mpes.org/]

Awards

2008 - Roswell Environmental School of the Year
2003 - NCLB National Blue Ribbon School
2001 - Georgia School of Excellence

Evergreen School Program

Mountain Park Elementary is an Evergreen School. This means that they are a dedicated community that helps to protect and learn more about the local environment. Mountain Park is a part of the Keep Sandy Springs North Fulton Beautiful/City of Roswell/City of Alpharetta coalition. In 2004, an Adopt-a-Stream Program was established, a recycling program was implemented, and a beautification day was performed.

Adopt-a-Stream

MPE continues to monitor Rocky Creek through the Adopt-a-Stream program. Both water quality monitoring and biological assessments are performed. Since its inception, scout troops and other volunteer group have performed the adopt-a-stream monitoring.

Recycling

Mountain Park continues to recycle paper, ink cartridges and sneakers. Paper recycling bins are located in every classroom, office and work room. Students and teachers place all refuse paper into those bins. They are collected by volunteers and picked up by the City of Roswell each week. Ink cartridges are donated by families and by the school and are sent to a recycling center and a fee is given to MPE in return. A collection bin is located in the PTA office. Tennis shoes are collected twice a year. The shoes are then taken to Nike Town where they are then brought to a recycling center.

References

* [http://www.mpes.org Mountain Park Elementary]
* [http://www.fultonschools.org/school_detail.asp?id=330 Fulton County Schools]


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