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GLOBE At-a-Glance

Opened: 2013-14 school year
Type: Free, Public Charter School, DeKalb County, Georgia
Admissions: By random lottery for students in the DeKalb County School District
Students: Approximately 900 students in K-8th
Grades: Kindergarten through 8th Grade
Morning Arrival: Drop off begins at 7:30, Lower Campus: school begins at 8:10, Upper Campus: 8:00
Dismissal Times: Lower Campus at 2:35, Upper Campus at 3:15
Class Size: Maximum 24, with a lead teacher and assistant in every K-1 Classroom, shared assistants 2-8
Curriculum: Georgia Standards of Excellence, Georgia Frameworks
Instructional Approaches: Dual language immersion, Constructivism, Reading and Writing Workshop
Languages Offered: Spanish, French, and Mandarin
Demographics: 48% White, 26% African American, 13% Hispanic, 4% Asian, 8% Multiracial, 13% Free/Reduced Lunch
Lunch Program: Healthy lunch program available to all students. Free/Reduced Lunch available through DeKalb County School Cafe Program.
Parent Engagement: Active Parent Teacher Community Council (PTCC)