Drew Charter School
Named the 2012 Georgia Charter School of the Year, Drew Charter School in Atlanta is a K-8 school with a curriculum focus on STEAM and a strong foundation of literacy. Drew Charter School utilizes a team teaching approach that allows teachers to know all students as individuals and to collaborate across disciplines.
Drew’s STEAM focus has yielded continued improvement in test scores and student success: Drew students exceed the Georgia and Atlanta public school averages in Reading, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The school’s educational approach is framed around four guiding principles:
- An interdisciplinary program integrating the five areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics
- Inquiry-based instructional program with real world context
- Emphasis on design and problem-solving leading to applications
- Child-centered, community-based school focusing on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics