Partnership school model puts students on path to success

Atlanta’s partnership with Purpose Built Schools broke new ground for both APS and Georgia. Jovan Miles, principal of Thomasville Heights Elementary School, shared the benefits of the partnership school model in a guest column on the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s education blog, Get Schooled. Continue Reading →

Why We Choose Purpose

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 →

The Price Green Squad Takes Action To Help The Environment

The Price Middle School Green Squad helps students see themselves as change agents. Every Friday morning, the group meets to learn lessons about the environment and what is happening around the world. “The Green Squad is a great example of why Purpose Built Schools invests in enriching programs beyond the classroom,” says Luqman Abdur-Rahman, principal… Continue Reading →

A New Beginning at Thomasville Heights Elementary

In the 2016-2017 school year, Thomasville Heights Elementary School underwent a transformation through a partnership between Purpose Built Schools and Atlanta Public Schools. The first year of this partnership was a great success, with a new culture fostering stronger sense of community, services for children and families and higher student achievement. Continue Reading →