After an intensive local search, we are thrilled to announce that Mr. Andrew Fuller has been named principal at Carver STEAM Academy beginning the 2022-23 school year. Mr. Fuller is an engaging, innovative and experienced school administrator and educator. He brings more than a decade of experience that includes leading a high performing charter school, … Continue Reading →
Due to a court ruling that has fast-tracked the anticipated relocation of Forest Cove residents–resulting in far fewer students projected to be zoned for Thomasville Heights Elementary (THES)– Atlanta Public Schools (APS) and Purpose Built Schools Atlanta (PBSA) have decided to temporarily close THES beginning next school year (2022-2023). Read more details and FAQS.
The 2021-22 school year has been full of signs that our model is working. Even despite the setbacks of the pandemic, we are thrilled to celebrate the progress and achievements of our schools. Scholars have made meaningful and significant individual and collective gains. Our schools grow stronger every year, and the families who entrust their … Continue Reading →
Faith-based institutions are part of the fabric of every community. We recognize the challenges faced by our students, families, and communities can be wide and deep, and so we purposefully partner with the faith leaders who support our students, families and neighborhoods.
Carver STEAM Academy (Carver STEAM) is proud to announce that among the 17 Atlanta Public Schools (APS) with graduating classes, Carver STEAM earned the largest improvement in graduation rate compared to 2020.
The Center for Disease Control’s moratorium, which prevented evictions for tenants who cannot pay rent due to the impact of COVID-19, is no longer being enforced due to recent actions by the U.S. Supreme Court. This means tenants can now be evicted by their landlord if they cannot pay rent, regardless of the impact by COVID-19. Purpose Built Schools provides resources for families who may be facing eviction under the current circumstances.
To help ensure no student arrives to school hungry, Purpose Built Schools partners with several organizations to increase food security in south Atlanta. We caught up with Javan Wyche, School Engagement Manager at Carver STEAM, to see how the THES Farm impacts the community.
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The 2020-21 school year faced unprecedented challenges. Our students, like students across the state and nation, inevitably experienced a learning gap due to the pandemic and school closures. For our students, the shuttering of schools has resulted in a slow-moving tragedy, both from an academic standpoint and from a social-emotional health perspective.