Gentian Elementary School

Grades K - 5th   District 5   493 Students

4201 Primrose Road, Columbus, GA 31907
Phone 706-569-3625, Fax 706-569-3628

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Gentian was first established in 1955. We educate and serve students in grades K-5th. Through a caring and knowledgeable faculty and staff, we strive to ensure students leave each day having gained knowledge in various content areas. We also believe in providing an emotionally, socially, physically, and intellectually safe environment for students to thrive. Our goal is for students to leave Gentian feeling confident and accomplished.

School Accolades

  • Title I High Progress school for Georgia 2017
  • Recognized as a Georgia "Beating the Odds" school for 2016
  • 3 Star Climate School for 2016-2017
  • 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year, Veronica Murray
  • Professional Development School in Partnership with Columbus State University
  • Recognized for highest student growth in Social Studies achievement in 2015
  • Recognized for high student student growth for both Reading and Social Studies in 2016
  • Robotics Competition Team
  • Third place winners in the 2016 Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
  • Math Competition Team
  • Science Olympics Team
  • Recycling and Gardening Clubs are offered for students
  • CCCRPI score was 87.6 for 2017, second highest elementary school score in Muscogee County School District
  • Full time Art, Music and PE teachers
  • Aflac Reading Partners

Partners In Education

  • Human Performance and Rehabilitation Centers, Inc. (HPRC)

Jaime N Chavez

Jaime N Chavez
Tonya D Sanders
Tonya D Sanders

Hurston Pittman
Hurston Pittman

Board Representatives
Laurie McRae [District 5]
Kia Chambers [At Large]

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