Phone: (770) 787-1330 Fax: (770) 784-2950 Email:
Newton County Schools > Schools>Elementary Schools>Porterdale Elementary

Porterdale Elementary School

45 Ram Drive
Covington, Georgia 30014

Ms. Clydia Newell, Principal
Dr. Chasha Williams, Assistant Principal
Phone (770) 784-2928/Fax (770) 784-2993 

Porterdale Elementary School Web Site

Grades Served: PreK-5 (SACS Accredited)
Mascot: Rams
School Colors: Blue and White
Original building built in 1971
Additions/Renovations: 1988 (Gymnasium), 1999

DARE, Reading Incentive Programs, Accelerated Reader, Reading Mentors From Newton High, Learning Focused School, Good Morning Porterdale News Crew, Student of the Month Program, Moms on the Move

2007 Newton County School System Partner of the Year
2006 Newton County Teacher of the Year Runner-Up
2005 Title I Distinguished School
2004 & 2005 Newton County Geography Bee Winner
2004 & 2005 Newton County Spelling Bee Winner
Special Commendation from President George Bush for Patriotic Video
Reading First Grant
Four Winners in the County Media Festival
One Winner in the County Recitation Contest
Winner in Newton County Spelling Bee
Runner-Up in District Spelling Bee

DARE, Jr. Beta Club, Flag Corps, Drama Club, STEP Team, Newspaper Staff, and 4-H Club

Directions (From Atlanta) Travel east on I-20 to exit 88 (Almon Road) and turn right. Go thru the four-way stop and proceed for approximately a mile-and-a-half to Brown Bridge Road. Turn left at the four-way stop until you reach the first light. Turn right onto Ram Drive and the school will be immediately on your left.