2023 Guide to Top Charter Schools in the Atlanta Area
Charter schools are tuition-free public schools offering a specialized focus. A charter school may help your child grow his talents. Charter schools are autonomous and allowed to make their own decisions. Georgia has 116 charter schools, according to the Georgia Department of Education. This guide can help you find the perfect charter school in metro Atlanta for your child and his interests.
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[Featured Charter Schools]
At Atlanta Heights Charter School, instruction is shaped to build on the strengths and abilities of each child and make moral focus lessons part of every school day. As a result, the students thrive. Serving K-8 students in the Atlanta Public Schools district.
Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Centennial Academy provides equitable opportunities for K-8 scholars to engage in STEAM instruction through units of study, project-based learning and innovative partnerships. Serving students in Atlanta Public Schools.
With an emphasis on the humanities and the arts, tailored small group instruction and two teachers per classroom, Ethos Classical provides an extraordinary education to scholars in grades K-5. Open to students in Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools.
FAST focuses on a design thinking approach to education in a diverse community setting, providing children with a STEM-based education designed to spur innovation, creativity, and problem solving that prepares them for success and leadership.
Offering single-gender academies for boys and girls, Genesis Innovation Academy scholars are viewed as intelligent individuals who are capable of investigating, discovering and thinking about solutions to many problems on their own. Serving grades K-10; open to all Georgia students.
Georgia Connections Academy, serving grades 5-12, expands the ways children learn while igniting passions and helping them gain the life skills they need to thrive. Designed for online learning, the curriculum not only meets educational standards, it engages students’ minds and hearts.
Georgia Cyber Academy provides an online learning environment where students are empowered to reach their full academic potential through live interactive classes and an engaging curriculum that supports individualized learning paths. Serving grades K-12; open to all Georgia students.
IAS is a K-5 public charter School, serving students in Cobb County. Its mission is to develop scholars who are change agents and critical thinkers. IAS offers Spanish in all grades, a rigorous curriculum, and service learning projects that engage community partners.
ICAGeorgia is a Japanese-English Dual Language Immersion school, providing rigorous academic instruction aimed at broadening students’ horizons so they may become global citizens who promote peace around the world. Serving students K-5; open to all Georgia students.
An International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP World School, ICSAtlanta offers inquiry-based learning and dual-language immersion in French, German, Mandarin, or Spanish. Serving grades K-8; open to all students in the state of Georgia.
Georgia’s first state public charter school for girls, Ivy Prep Academy provides a STREAM curriculum, college-preparatory education in a culture of collaboration, integrity, and servant leadership. Serving grades K-8; open to students zoned for DeKalb County Schools and Atlanta Public Schools.
Liberty Tech Charter School challenges students to become critical thinkers about relevant real-world issues, empowering them to be knowledgeable, wise, and virtuous individuals that are ready to face and change the world. Open to all Georgia students in K-8.
Main Street Academy provides a challenging, curriculum that centers on developing the whole child – intellectual, artistic, character, and health. TMSA’s innovative Project-Based Learning approach helps all students become 21st-century leaders. Serving Fulton County School students in grades K-8.
Wesley is an Atlanta public charter school for K-8th grade. At this International Baccalaureate (IB) World Programme School, students receive daily lessons in Mandarin Chinese; select middle school students experience a summer immersion program in China.
Atlanta Charter Schools
7 Pillars Career Academy
The Academy for Advanced Studies
Amana Academy West Atlanta
Atlanta Classical Academy
Atlanta Heights Charter School
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School
Atlanta Smart Academy
Atlanta Unbound Academy
Bartow County College and Career Academy
BIA Charter School
Central Educational Center
Chamblee Charter High School
Charles R. Drew Charter School
Chattahoochee Hills Charter School
Cherokee Charter Academy
Coweta Charter Academy
DeKalb Academy of Technology and the Environment
DeKalb Brilliance Academy
DeKalb PATH Academy
DeKalb Preparatory Academy
D.E.L.T.A. Steam Academy
Douglas County College and Career Institute
Du Bois Integrity Academy
Ethos Classical Charter School
Fulton Academy of Science and Technology
Fulton Leadership Academy
Genesis Innovation Academy
George Walton Comprehensive High School
Georgia Connections Academy
Georgia Cyber Academy
The GLOBE Academy
Hapeville Charter Career Academy
International Academy of Smyrna
International Charter Academy of Georgia
International Charter School of Atlanta
International Community Schools
Ivy Preparatory Academy
Kennesaw Charter Science and Math Academy
The Kindezi School at Old Fourth Ward
The Kindezi School West
The Kindezi School at Gideons
KIPP Atlanta Collegiate
KIPP South Fulton Academy
KIPP STRIVE Academy
KIPP STRIVE Primary
KIPP Vision Academy
KIPP Vision Primary
KIPP WAYS Academy
KIPP WAYS Primary
Leadership Preparatory Academy
Liberty Tech Charter School
The Life School
The Main Street Academy
Miles Ahead Charter School
The Museum School of Avondale Estates
New Life Academy of Excellence
North Metro Academy of Performing Arts
Northwest Classical Academy
Odyssey Charter School
Peachtree Charter Middle School
Resurgence Hall Charter School
The R.I.S.E. Schools
Rockdale Career Academy
Skyview High School
SLAM Academy of Atlanta
Tapestry Public Charter School
Utopian Academy for the Arts
Wesley International Academy
Westside Atlanta Charter School
Yi Hwang Academy of Language Excellence
ZEST Preparatory Academy