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About Our School

School Summary

Grades: Pre K-5
School Colors: Gold and Black
School Mascot: Stallion
Student Hours: 7:35 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Enrollment: 425
# of Certified Staff: 43
Year Opened: 1988

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Our Mission

The mission of D.L. Sims Elementary School, a collegiate environment of diverse learners, is to ensure that all scholars Achieve high levels of learning Via academic rigor, relevance, and engaging experiences, while Inspiring each scholar to attain academic excellence through Developed teaching that promotes mastery of 21st century skills needed for communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity preparing ALL scholars for individual and global success. We have a collaborative culture of educators and a community of learners distinguished by:

  • fearless advocates for scholars;
  • self-directed scholars;
  • empowered collaborative community of stakeholders
  • performance-based culture.
  • highly effective teachers and instructional support teams

Our Vision

The vision of Sims Elementary is to build a world-class teaching and learning community where all students are college or career ready and are prepared for individual and global success.

Partners in Education  

  • Brown Sugar Desserts
  • Chick-fil-a 
  • Party Out of the Box
  • Shane's Rib Shack
  • Starbucks
  • Sweet Georgia Brown's Catering


Driving Directions

Take I-20 to exit 82 (Conyers). If you are coming from Atlanta, turn right onto Hwy 138; from Augusta, turn left. Travel approximately 2 miles (corner of Walgreen's and Sonny's)to the traffic light. Turn right continuing on Hwy. 138. Travel approximately 4 miles (just past Heritage High School on the right) and turn left on Walker Rd. Travel approximately 1/2 mile and school is on the left.

Sims Elementary School
1821 Walker Road
Conyers, GA 30094