Front Office: 404-802-7800
School Fax: 404-802-9375 (new 2017)


Garden Hills Elementary serves nutritious breakfast and lunch from Monday through Friday.  Students are encouraged to eat healthy meals to optimize their learning and health.


  • Breakfast is served daily from 7:30 until 7:50 a.m.
  • Students who arrive by car or walk must arrive by 7:40 a.m. to be served.
  • Students who ride APS buses will be served upon arrival.


  • A nutritious lunch is served daily.
  • Students may purchase a school lunch or bring a lunch from home.


You will find more information about the lunch and breakfast menus at the APS site

For the Online Meal Payment plan visit School Payment Solutions



Changes in Bus Transportation:

You must provide written permission no later than 2 p.m. to the school secretary if your child will be:

  • Riding a different bus or
  • Getting off the bus at a different stop

Late Buses:

If you’re concerned that your child’s bus is late, call the APS bus line: 404-802-5500.

Bus Routes:

  • Monitor APS bus routes.
  • All bus stop changes are updated and posted by 8:00 a.m. every Friday.
  • New/modified bus routes become effective Monday of each week.

Kindergarten Bus Riders:

  • Plan for an adult to be present to receive kindergarten students from the afternoon bus. If no adult is present, the drivers are instructed to return students to the school.
  • For the first weeks of school put a bag tag on your children’s backpacks with their bus number, bus stop location, and a contact name and number.

APS Transportation Contacts

For bus stop concerns, please contact our APS supervisor Mr. Alvin Baker (404-802-5519) or his assistant Monica Peterson 404 . 802 . 5534.


Ms. Penland  lcpenland@atlanta.k12.ga.us, or call 404.802.7800.



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