Just a few more days of summer fun remain for students planning to attend Atlanta Public Schools. The district starts back on Wednesday, Aug. 1.
Atlanta Public Schools Calendar:
- First day of school: Aug. 1
- Fall Break: Oct. 8-12
- Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 19-23
- Winter Break: Spring Break: Dec. 24 - Jan. 4
- Last day of school: May 24
Enrollment Information: Atlanta Public Schools enrollment information
Bus Routes: Atlanta Public Schools bus stop information
Number of schools:
Atlanta Public Schools has 51,368 students and close to 4,000 teachers.
- 61 neighborhood schools
- 5 partner schools
- 18 charter schools
- 2 single-gender academies
- 3 alternative schools
- 72 Title I schools
- White: 15.5 percent
- Black: 73.8 percent
- Hispanic: 7.2 percent
- Multiracial: 2.2 percent
- Other: 1.3 percent
Information about Atlanta Public Schools breakfast and lunch menus can be found on the district’s nutrition page.
Atlanta Public School leadership:
Atlanta Public Schools has a nine-member board of education, with Meria Joel Carstarphen serving as superintendent. If interested in attending a board meeting, information can be found on the board’s meeting schedule.
- Graduation rate (2017): 77 percent
- School tax millage rate (2018): 21.74
- Budget (2019): $1.1 billion
You can find information about your school, such as test scores, graduation rates and school climate rating at the Ultimate Atlanta School Guide.
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