Students start a math assignment in a second grade class on the first day of the 2018-2019 school year at Peyton Forest Elementary School in Atlanta. AJC file photo BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM
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Back to school: Atlanta Public Schools schedules August open house dates 

Update: Because of incorrect information provided by Atlanta Public Schools, this story has been updated to reflect the correct date for the Grady cluster. 

Atlanta schools will hold back-to-school open houses the week before classes resume. 

Atlanta Public Schools has scheduled open houses -- a chance for parents and guardians to visit school sites before the first day of school on Aug. 12. 

The open houses are scheduled by “cluster” -- the group of elementary and middle schools that all feed into a specific high school. 

The following clusters will have their open houses on Aug. 8: 

Carver cluster (Carver, Carver Early College, Price, Sylvan Hills, Gideons, Finch, Perkerson, Slater, Thomasville Heights) 

Elementary schools: 1-3 p.m. 

Middle school: 3- 5 p.m. 

High school: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Douglass cluster (Douglass, B.E.S.T., Coretta Scott King, John Lewis Invictus, Boyd, Harper-Archer, Scott, F.L. Stanton, Usher-Collier Heights, KIPP Woodson Park Academy) 

Elementary schools: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. 

Middle schools: 1- 3 p.m. 

High school: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

B.E.S.T. Academy: 2-4 p.m. 

Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy: 1-3 p.m.

North Atlanta cluster (North Atlanta, Sutton, Bolton, Brandon/Brandon Primary, Garden Hills, Jackson/Jackson Primary, E. Rivers, Smith/Smith Primary) 

Elementary schools: 9-11:00 a.m. 

Middle school: 4-6 p.m. 

High school: 1-3 p.m. 

South Atlanta cluster (South Atlanta, Long, Cleveland Avenue, Dobbs, Heritage Academy, Humphries, Hutchinson) 

Elementary schools: 10 a.m.- noon 

Middle school: 2-4 p.m. 

High school: Noon-2 p.m. 

The following clusters will have their open houses on Aug. 9:  

Grady cluster (Grady, Inman, Hope-Hill, Mary Lin, Morningside/Morningside Kindergarten Center, Springdale Park) 

Morningside kindergarten annex: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Elementary schools: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 

Inman Middle School: 2-4 p.m. 

Grady High School: 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Maynard H. Jackson cluster (Maynard H. Jackson, King, Benteen, Burgess-Peterson, Dunbar, Barack & Michelle Obama, Parkside, F.A. Toomer) 

Elementary school: 9-11 a.m. 

Middle school: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

High school: 1-3 p.m. 

Mays cluster (Mays, Young, Beecher Hills, Cascade, Miles, Peyton Forest, West Manor) 

Elementary school: 9-11 a.m. 

Middle school: 3-5 p.m. 

High school: Noon- 2 p.m. 

Therrell cluster (Therrell, Bunche, Continental Colony, Deerwood, Fickett, Kimberly) 

Elementary school: 1-3 p.m. 

Middle school: 3-5 p.m. 

High school: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Washington cluster (Washington, Brown, Hollis Innovation Academy, M. Agnes Jones, Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy) 

Elementary school: 11 a.m. -1 p.m. 

Hollis Middle: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. 

Brown Middle: 3 p.m.-5 p.m. 

Washington High: 1-3 p.m.

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