Charter schools are tuition-free public schools offering a specialized focus. A charter school may help your child grow his talents. Charter schools are autonomous and allowed to make their own decisions. Georgia has 115 charter schools, according to the Georgia Department of Education. This guide can help you find the perfect charter school in metro Atlanta for your child and his interests.
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[Featured Charter Schools]
We prepare students to be future changemakers using the Harvard-based EL Education model. Amana’s innovative, real-world STEM program shows kids there’s more in them than they think. Amana Academy North Fulton is a K-8 tuition-free public charter school open to all students who are eligible to attend Fulton County Schools. Our newest campus in West Atlanta will open as a K-3 tuition-free public charter school, with all Georgia resident students eligible to enroll.
Opening this fall for the 2021-22 school year, Atlanta Smart Academy’s mission is to use science, math, and the arts to develop all students into innovative solutionists. Serving students in grades 5-8, Atlanta SMART Academy is a conduit from elementary school to high school, where students develop the critical thinking skills to thrive in a constantly evolving society.
Built on the motto of “Learning with Relationships, Relevance and Rigor,” DeKalb Academy of Technology and the Environment, Inc. is a STEM AdvancEd accredited technology, environmental, and agricultural focused academy. Serving as a leading academy for K-8th grade in DeKalb County, D.A.T.E. offers a hands-on, problem-solving, inquiry-based integrated curriculum, providing students with a foundation for understanding the world and their place in it.
Georgia Cyber Academy is a statewide, tuition-free, online, accredited public charter school that is focused on student achievement. GCA provides a learning environment where students are empowered to reach their full academic potential through active participation in live interactive classes and an engaging curriculum that supports individualized and differentiated student learning paths.
Harriet Tubman School of Science and Technology creates student academic success and lifelong career skills in tech and computer science for educationally disadvantaged students. Their data-driven model enables school leaders and the administrative team to close achievement gaps using real-time data.
The International Charter School of Atlanta (ICSAtlanta) provides students with an innovative public education experience. ICSAtlanta offers dual language immersion (DLI) in French, German, Mandarin, and Spanish, with students in grades K-5 spending at least 50% of their day learning in their target language.
Ivy Preparatory Academy fosters a culture of collaboration, passion for learning, integrity and servant leadership. They offer a college preparatory, single-gender educational option, and students receive an extended school day and school year with Culture Week, Saturday Academies and weekly homework support.
Atlanta Charter Schools
7 Pillars Career Academy
The Academy for Advanced Studies
Amana Academy West Atlanta (opening in Aug. 2021)
Atlanta Classical Academy
Atlanta Heights Charter School
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School
Atlanta Smart Academy
Bartow County College and Career Academy
BIA Charter School
Central Education Center
Chamblee Charter High School
Charles R. Drew Charter School
Chattahoochee Hills Charter School
Cherokee Charter Academy
The Community Academy for Architecture and Design Charter School
Coweta Charter Academy
DeKalb Academy of Technology and the Environment
DeKalb PATH Academy
DeKalb Preparatory Academy
Douglas County College and Career Institute
Du Bois Integrity Academy
Ethos Classical Charter School
Fulton Academy of Science and Technology
Fulton Leadership Academy
Genesis Innovation Academy
George Walton Comprehensive High School
Georgia Connections Academy
Georgia Cyber Academy
The GLOBE Academy
Hapeville Charter Career Academy
Harriet Tubman School of Science and Technology
International Academy of Smyrna
International Charter School of Atlanta
International Community Schools
Ivy Preparatory Academy
Kennesaw Charter Science and Math Academy
The Kindezi School at Old Fourth Ward
The Kindezi School West
The Kindezi School at Gideons
KIPP Atlanta Collegiate
KIPP South Fulton Academy
KIPP STRIVE Academy
KIPP STRIVE Primary
KIPP Vision Academy
KIPP Vision Primary
KIPP WAYS Academy
KIPP WAYS Primary
Leadership Preparatory Academy
Liberty Tech Charter School
The Main Street Academy
The Museum School of Avondale Estates
New Life Academy of Excellence
North Metro Academy of Performing Arts
Odyssey Charter School
Peachtree Charter Middle School
Resurgence Hall Charter School
The R.I.S.E. Schools
Rockdale Career Academy
Skyview High School
SLAM Academy of Atlanta
Tapestry Public Charter School
Utopian Academy for the Arts
Wesley International Academy
Westside Atlanta Charter School
Yi Hwang Academy of Language Excellence
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