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J. G. Smith Elementary
210 Lamara Drive
Savannah, GA 31405 
Phone: (912) 395-6530
FAX: (912) 303-6538

Ms. Andrea Burkiett

Hours: Bell Times
Grades: K - 5th

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The Traditional Academy 

What makes this a traditional school?


o The Traditional Program is built around the belief that rigorous academic instruction, good character, and a strong civic responsibility builds students who become great citizens.

o Jacob G. Smith has been known as the Traditional Academy for 23 years.  It was one of the first Magnet schools in the District when federal guidelines offered this option.   As a part of the Traditional Magnet/Academy/ Specialty Program, uniforms, rigorous academic and behavioral expectations, and strong parental collaborations were the norm.  This legacy has now become the tradition at JGS.

o Students are expected to demonstrate appropriate behavior and treat one another with kindness, courtesy, and respect; thereby promoting positive behaviors at all grade levels.

· PAW Pride Tickets are used as a behavior monitoring system and promote positive behaviors schoolwide.


Jacob G. Smith Traditional Academy