Atlanta Heights Charter School 3712 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA30331 Atlanta Heights Charter School is a public charter school located in Atlanta. The school offers academic programming for…More kids in grades K-7. The school's mission revolves around its four pillars: "academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership and student responsibility." For further inquiries or to schedule a tour of the school, phone the Atlanta Heights Charter School.
The Kindezi School is a public charter school that serves students in the West Atlanta area. As of 2011, the school…More offered classes for children in kindergarten through third grade with the mission of adding a grade level each year until the school enrolls a total of 216 students through the eighth grade.
The school offers small class sizes, with six students per class, and focuses on individualized attention and the tutorial method of teaching. The school's aim is holistic education.
Miles Elementary School 4215 Bakers Ferry Rd SW, Atlanta, GA30331 This Adamsville neighborhood school operates under the motto, "We're Miles Above The Rest." Leonora Precious Miles…More Elementary opened in 1907 with an enrollment of 73 students. According to the school website, it was the first school for African-American students in the Adamsville and Boulder Park communities. Miles has been recognized as a Georgia Title I Distinguished School. By 2012, the school hopes to eliminate the state achievement gap, with at least 40% of its students exceeding Georgia CRCT testing standards.
George Alexander Towns Elementary is located on Bolton Road, in the Collier Heights community.
According to…More the school's website, "the mission of our school is to prepare students to produce higher level work that engages students and enables them to reach their full potential academically, socially, economically, and holistically through rigorous and challenging academic experiences."
Towns' school motto is "Good Won't Do When Better is Possible." The school colors are blue and orange and the mascot is The Tiger.
School officials expanded Towns in 1998 with the addition of 13 classrooms, a media center, gym and courtyards.
The school has an active PTA; for information about the organization, call the school, 404-802-7400.
Daniel McLaughlin Therrell High School is one of 10 high schools in the Atlanta Public Schools system. The school's…More motto is "You Can't Hide That Panther Pride," the colors are red and black and the mascot is the panther. After several decades as a landmark southside high school, Therrell reopened in 2007 as three smaller specialty schools: Therrell School of Law, Government & Public Policy; Therrell School of Health Sciences & Research and Therrell School for Technology, Engineering, Math & Science.
In addition, the school is undergoing a $36 million capital improvement plan in 2010-2011 that includes the construction of a three-floor classroom building, gymnasium and media center as well as more than a dozen major building upgrades and renovations.
West Manor's mission is to "provide the foundation for our students to become globally connected and productive…More citizens of the 21st century."
The school teaches students in kindergarten through the fourth grade and offers a math and technology emphasis. It is one of 27 public schools selected by the state as a 2009 Georgia School of Excellence.
According to Principal Cheryl Twyman, who has been at the school's helm since 2008, West Manor encourages parent involvement in the PTA, and seeks to develop the whole child and prepare youth to compete in an increasingly globalized workplace.
West Manor's motto is "Work hard and get smart." The school is the "Home of the West Manor Wolves" and the school color is dark green.