Faith-based institutions are part of the fabric of every community. We recognize the challenges faced by our students, families, and communities can be wide and deep, and so we purposefully partner with the faith leaders who support our students, families and neighborhoods.
Carver STEAM Academy (Carver STEAM) is proud to announce that among the 17 Atlanta Public Schools (APS) with graduating classes, Carver STEAM earned the largest improvement in graduation rate compared to 2020.
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.
To help ensure no student arrives to school hungry, Purpose Built Schools partners with several organizations to increase food security in south Atlanta. We caught up with Javan Wyche, School Engagement Manager at Carver STEAM, to see how the THES Farm impacts the community.
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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.
We strongly believe that it is safe to return to full in-person learning. Research continues to show low transmission in schools, especially with preventative measures in place. Check out our COVID-19 Safety and Prevention Plan.
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 →