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Elijah Mays High School is the flagship institution in the City of Atlanta Public School System. Named in honor of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, a humanitarian and international pioneer, 
our academic foundation and world class athletic program is as solid as the rock of Gibraltar
Our learning structure is built on the premise that smaller is better. Therefore, we currently serve approximately 1800 students in 5 small learning communities.  Our communities include the following: Science and Mathematics, Business & Entrepreneurship, Eagle Leadership, Dorothy Height Academy of Leadership, and Mass Communication.
 Mays Stairway

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Upcoming Events

District Announcements

  • 2014 OPEN HOUSE 

    APS will host districtwide open houses at all schools on Friday, August 1st.
    High School:  1pm - 3pm
    Middle School:  3pm - 5pm
    Elementary School:  5pm - 7pm 
    We look forward to seeing you at open house! 
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    July 23-25 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & July 28 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Registration will take place at your zoned school.  
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  • Dear Atlanta Public Schools Class of 2014,


    You have completed the approved program of study, passed the necessary exams and satisfied all of the requirements for graduation. You have reached a wonderful milestone in your education journey and are certainly worthy of celebration.  

    As you continue your life’s journey, go forth to grow and to add value to everything you do. Again, congratulations, class of 2014, and very best wishes.  And remember, make good choices.


    Erroll B. Davis Jr.


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  • Report Address Fraud and Ethics Violations

    Report address fraud: 404-802-3540 or by email   

    Report ethics violations: 1-877-801-7754

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