City Schools of Decatur First Day- August 1

As the school bells ring around the City Decatur on Wednesday, August 1 remember that many of our youth walk and bike to school.  Decatur has had an active SRTS program since 2005 and keep in mind some of the safety tips2nd place poster listed below:

  1. Drivers slow down and follow the traffic rules in school zones.
  2. Use a crosswalk and obey crossing guards.
  3. Wear a helmet when riding a bike to school.
  4. Use main streets and travel in groups when walking to school.
  5. Talk about bus safety.
  6. Be smart about posting back-to-school first day pictures on your social media.
  7. Get to know the other children and parents in your neighborhood and make sure your children use the “buddy system” when walking to and from school.
  8. If you are in the downtown area notice the new blue logos “Walk Your Wheels”.

Decatur SRTS Facts:

  • Children who walk to school are better behaved and focused.
  • Decatur’s SRTS program includes all of our elementary schools as well as the ELC, the 4/5 Academy and Renfroe Middle School.
  • The City provides 33 crossing guards for our 4.5 square miles
  • Make sure you meet your SRTS Champion and get involved.
  • For more information contact or call 678-553-6541. or call 678-553-6543.

Have a great school year.


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