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 pleased to announce that Dr. Nikkita Warfield has accepted the position of Chief Academic Officer. Dr. Warfield recently completed her 22nd year as an educator, having served in both the Dekalb County School System and Newton County School System. The announcement follows a competitive search process, which included excellent candidates … Continue Reading →
The Purpose Built Schools leadership team has a proven record of helping improve schools in historically high-poverty neighborhoods. Not far away in Atlanta’s East Lake neighborhood, some of the members of our leadership team helped open Drew Charter School in 2000, providing the cradle-to-college education pipeline for the holistic community revitalization of the East Lake … Continue Reading →
As an organization, we at Purpose Built Schools Atlanta define ourselves as a group of individuals who are committed to racial justice and equity as the guiding principle of our work. Our mission, vision, and core values affirm this commitment and make it central to everything we do. It literally drives our work every day. … Continue Reading →
By combining the best of traditional public schools with the best of charter schools, we offer a proven program designed to put all students on a trajectory for success through college and in their careers.
From Carver to Price, Slater to Thomasville Heights, our team of educators have a passion for turning around schools, impacting families and our community, and deliberately changing the trajectory of students. But with this work comes challenges. Life inside a turnaround school is incredibly meaningful, but there are daily obstacles that each of our teachers … Continue Reading →