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Relocation Leads to Temporary Closure of Thomasville Heights Elementary School

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.

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A Look Back At 2021: Our Year In Review

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 →

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Purpose Built Schools of Atlanta provides resources for families facing eviction

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.

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Academic Recovery Plan: How We’re Closing the Learning Gap Following the Pandemic

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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.

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