AileyCamp, the nationally acclaimed summer program that uses dance as a means to stretch the minds, bodies, and spirits of middle-school students, is coming to Atlanta this summer from June 5 – July 14 at Luther J. Price Middle School in partnership with Purpose Built Schools Atlanta. The six-week, full scholarship program helps students ages … Continue Reading →
When Slater Elementary School Assistant Principal Dumaka Moultrie learned about “Teachers on the Block,” he and his wife, Antoinette, were intrigued and hopeful. The program, a partnership made possible by FCS Ministries, Citizens Trust Bank, and Neighborworks Columbus, provides Purpose Built Schools employees the opportunity to qualify for down payment assistance for buying a home. … Continue Reading →
Atlanta Public Schools (APS) selected the Price Middle School GO Team to receive the Outstanding GO Team Award for 2022-2023. The award recognizes a GO Team that has demonstrated a commitment to creating a culture where teachers, parents and community members actively and authentically participate in school level governance, fostering innovative ideas to increase family … Continue Reading →
The urban agriculture program at Purpose Built Schools Atlanta is educating the next generation of farm entrepreneurs. It may not be the first area of study that comes to mind when thinking about Slater Elementary, Price Middle and Carver STEAM Academy. Yet, agriculture is one of dozens of enrichment programs offered across this network of … Continue Reading →
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 →