When students at Price Middle School voiced concerns about the school’s food program last year, they employed project-based learning (PBL) to spark system wide change across Purpose Built Schools Atlanta. Last year, middle and high school students met with Purpose Built Schools’ leadership team to share concerns about daily nutritional options. They conducted surveys, wrote … Continue Reading →
Atlanta Public Schools (APS), Purpose Built Schools (PBSA), and our community partners are making sure every student affected by Forest Cove delays has a seat and the appropriate resources for a successful start to the school year on August 1.
Purpose Built Schools Atlanta is excited to announce that the graduating class of 2022 of Carver STEAM Academy has earned more than $4.5 million in scholarships for continuing education–a record for the south Atlanta high school. The majority of graduating seniors received a scholarship to further their education. The Class of 2022 is the first … Continue Reading →
Carver STEAM Academy is proud to announce that Brian Akomeah-Sakyi is the Class of 2022 valedictorian and Kyshawn Forbes is salutatorian. Brian, valedictorian, earned a full scholarship and will be attending the Georgia Institute of Technology with plans to major in Computer Science. Born in Accra, Ghana, he migrated to the United States at the … Continue Reading →
A team of five students from the Price Middle School Chess Team recently attended the US Chess Federation’s National Junior High Championship in Grapevine, TX. The nascent players, three of whom were brand new to chess this year, took home sixth place after competing against some of the brightest young minds in the country. In … Continue Reading →
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 →