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Genesis Great Start Information

All the information you need get your scholar off to a Great Start!

Welcome Parents

We're honored and excited to have your family join us for the 2018-2019 school year.

We know you are eager to get your children off to a strong start, so we've prepared this page (which we will continue to update) with resources to help.
Great Start Checklist
Parents, please check off all items on the Genesis Great Start Checklist.
Complete Summer Reading List
Please make sure your scholar completed their reading and recital assisgments before the first day of school.
2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Scholar Uniforms
Please follow link below for all information regarding Genesis uniform policy and how to acquire uniforms for your scholar(s).
School Supply List
Please click on link to download information for your scholar's grade. 

Genesis Family Handbook
Download your copy of the handbook by clicking the link below. (Handbook now available).

All families are responsible for the information in the Family Handbook and are required to sign and return the Parent Commitment form and the Signature Page (both in the Appendix) after reviewing. New Families who did not attend the mandatory Orientation will be contacted regarding next steps

Please click on the link below to download slides from our Parent Orientation, which summarize the Genesis Family Handbook (posted on our website).  

Before/After School Care Options
Learn about before and after school care using link below.
Parent Volunteer Opportunities
Learn how  you can help support the Genesis familly by donating a small amount of your time.  (Sign up link will be available soon.)

Car Pool Lane Assistance: Morning drop off and Afternoon Pickup 

  • (Morning Drop off) Assist scholars out of their cars in the mornings during drop off. 
  • (Afternoon Pickup) Assist scholars to their waiting vehicles during dismissal.

Nutrition Page
Please visit our new Nutrition Page for menu information including: free and reduced forms, links to school menu, and meal payment portal.

Day 1 Message from Dr. Samms

Click the button below to view message from Head of Schools regarding the new school year.

What's New This Year

First day of school:

Tuesday, July 31, 2018


School Hours:

Lower School (K  -  4th)   -  8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Upper School (5th - 7th)  -  8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Breakfast served from 7:15 am to 7:45 am

School Lunch

Our food service provider is SLA Management. You will have the option of ordering school lunch and also purchasing breakfast. SLA offers healthy options including vegetarian and gluten free lunch options. More info will be available at the open house.

Students are also welcome to bring their own lunch but please be mindful that Genesis is a Nut Free Campus. No peanut products are allowed on campus.

Before Care

Before Care will be offered to families from 

6:30 to 7:15

Any one needing to drop children off before 7:15 can participate in before care for a fee of $25/ week ($8/ day for drop ins)

After School Options


Click here for more information

Champions will be our on site after school provider

Sign up and obtain additional information from the Champions Team at our Open House.


Chess Adventures

Click here for more information

Sign up and obtain additional information from the Chess Adventures Team at our Open House.


The Joseph B. Whitehead Boys and Girls club

1900 Lakewood Avenue

Atlanta, GA 30315

(404) 627 - 4617

For parents interested in The Boys & Girls club as an after school option, The Whitehead location will provide transportation from Genesis to their facility after school if there are enough interested parents to sign up.  Please contact the Whitehead Boys and Girls club directly for this option and sign up information.


Boys and Girls Soccer Leagues

We have leagues available for all ages and skill levels.  Please follow the link below for more information.

Click here for more information

Bus Transportation

Genesis will not have bus transportation for the 2018 - 2019 school year