School Profile

Crisp County Elementary School (CCES) is a neighborhood school located in the western region of Cordele, Georgia, the county seat of Crisp County.  The neighborhood school was built in 1957 as a Training Center for third, fourth, and fifth grade African American students.  In 1970 it changed to an all-girls’ school for grades sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students.  In 1986 the school was completely renovated and became a fourth and fifth grade school.  In 2014, A.S. Clark (ASC) merged with Southwestern Elementary and became Crisp County Elementary School which serves 4th and 5th grade students.

Crisp County Elementary staff works together in teams to provide instruction in content areas through many varied learning experiences for our students. 2 ColumnsAcademics and instruction are guided by the Georgia Performance Standards.Remedial and special education services are provided for identified students through inclusion classrooms.  Differentiation strategies and lessons are provided in each classroom to meet the needs of all students. Lesson plans in each subject area are refined during collaboratives which include the Academic Coach and teachers. Technology  is incorporated into the curriculum through  various technology training by the tech specialist and RESA.

Crisp County Elementary serves 613 students in grades 4 and 5.

The student:teacher ratio is 16:1

The student body makeup is  51% male and 49% female








African American


Two or more races