Atlanta_Public_Schools

Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta Public Schools is a school district based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. APS is run by the Atlanta Board of Education with superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall. Currently, the system has an active enrollment of 57,000 students, attending a total of 85 schools: 59 elementary schools (three of which operate on a year-round calendar), 16 middle schools, 10 high schools, and 7 charter schools. The school system also supports two alternative schools for middle and/or high school students, two community schools, and an adult learning center. The school system also owns and operates radio station WABE-FM 90.1 (the National Public Radio affiliate) and PBS television station WPBA 30. APS operates most public schools in the city of Atlanta, sharing governing responsibilities with the Fulton County and Dekalb County Boards of Education.

Motto: "One system, one goal, one focus...student success."

Comprehensive School Reform

All Atlanta public schools have selected one of the following twelve Comprehensive School Reform models:

School Board Members

The School Board consists of:

  • District 1 - Brenda Muhammad
  • District 2 - Khaatim Sherrer El
  • District 3 - Cecily Harsch-Kinnane
  • District 4 - Kathleen Pattillo (Also current President of Board)
  • District 5 - LaChandra Butler
  • District 6 - Yolanda Johnson
  • Seat 7 - Eric Wilson
  • Seat 8 - Mark Riley
  • Seat 9 - Emmett Johnson

Schools

High Schools

Middle Schools

  • Joseph Emerson Brown Middle School
  • Ralph Johnson Bunche Middle School
  • Sammye E. Coan Middle School
  • Charles Lincoln Harper-Samuel Howard Archer Middle School
  • Samuel Martin Inman Middle School
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy Middle School
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Urban Learning Center
  • Crawford Williamson Long Middle School
  • Walter Leonard Parks Middle School
  • Luther Judson Price Middle School
  • Willis Sutton Middle School
  • Sylvan Hills Middle School
  • Henry McNeal Turner Middle School
  • Austin Thomas Walden Middle School
  • Jean Childs Young Middle School

Elementary Schools

  • Adamsville Elementary School
  • Beecher Hills Elementary School
  • Benteen Elementary School
  • Bethune Elementary School
  • Blalock Elementary School
  • Bolton Academy
  • Boyd Elementary School
  • Brandon Elementary School
  • Burgess/Peterson Elementary School
  • Capitol View Elementary School
  • Cascade Elementary School
  • Centennial Place Elementary School
  • Cleveland Avenue Elementary School
  • Connally Elementary School
  • Continental Colony Elementary School
  • Cook Elementary School
  • Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy
  • Deerwood Academy
  • Dobbs Elementary School
  • Dunbar Elementary School
  • East Lake Elementary School
  • Fain Elementary School
  • Fickett Elementary School
  • Finch Elementary School
  • Garden Hills Elementary School
  • Gideons Elementary School
  • Grove Park Elementary School
  • Heritage Academy
  • Herndon Elementary School
  • Hill Elementary School
  • Hope Elementary School
  • Humphries Elementary School
  • Hutchinson Elementary School
  • Jackson Elementary School
  • Jones Elementary School
  • Kimberly Elementary School
  • Lin Elementary School
  • Miles Elementary School
  • Morningside Elementary School
  • Oglethorpe Elementary School
  • Parkside Elementary School
  • Perkerson Elementary School
  • Peterson Elementary School
  • Peyton Forest Elementary School
  • Rivers Elementary School
  • Scott Elementary School
  • Slater Elementary School
  • Smith Elementary School
  • D.H. Stanton Elementary School
  • F.L. Stanton Elementary School
  • Thomasville Heights Elementary School
  • Toomer Elementary School
  • Towns Elementary School
  • Usher Elementary School
  • Venetian Hills Elementary School
  • Waters Elementary School
  • West Manor Elementary School
  • White Elementary School
  • Whitefoord Elementary School
  • Williams Elementary School
  • Woodson Elementary School

Non-Traditional Schools

Evening School Programs

  • Adult Literacy Program

Charter Schools

  • Atlanta Charter Middle School
  • Charles R. Drew Charter Middle School
  • The Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy
  • KIPP West Atlanta Young Scholars Academy
  • Neighborhood Charter School
  • Tech High School
  • The BEST (Business, Engineering, Science and Technology) Academy for Boys at Benjamin S. Carson
  • University Community Academy, an Atlanta Charter School, Inc.

Former Schools

High Schools

  • North Fulton High School 1920-1991
  • Northside High School 1950-1991
  • Henry McNeal Turner High School 1947-1989
  • Charles Lincoln Harper High School 1963-1995
  • Daniel O'Keefe High School 1947-1973
  • Hoke Smith High School 1947-1985
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt High School 1947-1985
  • Harper-Archer High School 1995-2002
  • Samuel Howard Archer High School 1950-1995
  • Southwest High School 1950-1981
  • Joseph Emerson Brown High School 1947-1992
  • Luther Judson Price High School 1954-1987
  • Boys High School 1872-1947
  • Girls High School 1872-1947
  • Tech High School 1909-1947
  • West Fulton High School 1947-1992
  • Fulton High School 1917-1990
  • Walter F. George High School 1949-1994
  • William F. Dykes High School 1959-1973
  • Bass High School 1948-1987
  • Commercial High School 1888-1947
  • Sylvan Hills High School 1949-1987
  • East Atlanta High School 1959-1988

Middle Schools

  • Marshall Middle School
  • O'keefe Middle School(1973-1983)
  • West Fulton Middle School(1992-2004)

Elementary Schools

  • Adair Park Elementary School
  • Arkwright Elementary School
  • Ben Hill Elementary School
  • Blair Village Elementary School
  • Burgess Elementary School
  • Cleveland Ave. Elementary School
  • Collier Heights Elementary School
  • Fountain Elementary School
  • Goldsmith Elementary School
  • Guice Elementary School
  • Harwell Elementary School
  • Haygood Elementary School
  • Home Park Elementary School
  • Caroline F. Harper Elementary School
  • Evan P.Howell Elementary School
  • Minnie S.Howell Elementary School
  • Hubert Elementary School
  • Lakewood Elementary School
  • Margeret Mitchell Elementary School
  • Moreland Ave. Elementary School
  • Mount Vernon Elementary School
  • North Ave. Elementary School
  • Oglethorpe Elementary School
  • Riverside Elementary School
  • Slayton Elementary School
  • Spring Street Elementary School
  • Sylvan Hills Elementary School
  • Anne E.West Elementary School
  • Whittaker Elementary School

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