Just a stone’s throw away from the famed Miss Ann’s Snack Bar, the Parkview Station shopping center is the future home of Peachtree Hope Charter School. If you live in Kirkwood, East Lake, or any of the other surrounding neighborhoods, get to know a little bit about the new kid on the block. My questions, answers from Robert Giordano, Director of Operations at the school:
Q. What is the educational mission of Peachtree Hope Charter School?
A. The mission of the Peachtree Hope Charter School (PHCS) is to be a provider of top-quality education to a highly diverse student body. PHCS will prepare all students for success in college, equip them with the ability and desire for lifelong learning, and strengthen their civic, ethical, and moral values.
Q. What will differentiate the school from other area schools?
A. Peachtree Hope is part of an international and nationally leader in education called SABIS® Educational Systems Program. With 76 school worldwide Peachtree Hope will join the SABIS® network of private and public charter schools. Our School will grow a grade each year.
Q. When will the school open?
A. 9 Aug 2010 initially for three months in modular classrooms then in a brand new school building built just for Peachtree Hope.
Q. How many students will initially be enrolled?
A. 654 students Grades KG-5th, each year the school will grow by one grade until it reaches 12th grade
Q. Where can people find out more about your school?
A. www.peachtreehope-sabis.net or by calling 404-622-2727