Joseph Grainger

Assistant Principal
Whitesburg Elementary School


Whitesburg Elementary School is a one of a kind rural elementary school in north-west Georgia and one of the most decorated Title I STEM elementary schools in the nation. Whitesburg is the only school in the United States with both AdvancED STEM Certification and NISE STEM Campus Certification. Whitesburg Elementary was also the only public school to receive the 2017 ISEA STEM School of Excellence Award. In addition to these honors, five teachers have earned their National STEM Teacher Certification through the National Institute for STEM Education and 100% of the staff are Google Certified Educators- Level 1. Whitesburg Elementary also houses university-level music center containing twenty-six digital grand pianos with composing software.


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