APS hosts annual Back to School Bash July 29th

What is the Back to School Bash?

More than 50 community and district organizations will offer resources and services for APS families and students to enjoy a safe and successful school year.
  • Backpack and school supply giveaway
  • Afterschool education enrichment programs
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Information about APS services and programs
  • Community resources
  • Immunizations

Quick Reminder: Students must be present to receive a free backpack filled with school supplies by showing their APS report card (while supplies last).

Getting there


Free Parking! 

  • Free parking is offered while space is available at the GWCC
  • Yellow Parking Lot located at
  • 465 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, 30313.


Ride APS Shuttle Buses

APS yellow buses will offer shuttle service from designated pick-up locations at specific times. Click here for a complete list of locations and times. 

Please note:

  • Buses will make one (1) trip to GWCC and one (1) trip returning to original pick-up location.
  • Students under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No babies or toddlers under three-years-old (3) are authorized on APS buses.
  • Umbrella strollers permitted for children over four-years-old (4).
  • Students or parents/guardians with mobility limitations in a wheelchair may reserve specialized transportation by calling the Transportation Call Center at 404-802-5514 between July 24 and July 27th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.