One of those runoffs involves board Chairman Reuben McDaniel, who gathered the most votes among five candidates for an at-large seat. He’ll face attorney Cynthia Briscoe Brown.
In another at-large race, attorney Jason Esteves will compete against education business owner Lori James. They were the top two candidates among five running.
In west Atlanta, academic coach Mary Palmer and counseling center director Steven Lee will face off after leading a four-way race.
In south Atlanta, a runoff will determine whether Georgia State University program director Eshé Collins or investment property manager Dell Byrd emerges as the winner from a four-candidate race.
Two candidates won seats on the school board without facing any competition. They are incumbent Byron Amos, who represents central Atlanta, and newcomer Matt Westmoreland, a high school history teacher who will represent east Atlanta.