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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 Co. School District
Students: Approximately 780 students in K-7th
Grades: For 2017-18, Kindergarten through 7th (adding one grade per year to become a K-8th school)
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-2 Classroom, shared assistants 3-7
Curriculum: Georgia Standards of Excellence, Georgia Frameworks
Instructional Approaches: Dual language immersion, constructivism, reading and writing workshop
Languages Offered: Spanish, French, and Mandarin
Demographics: Multiracial, multicultural, and multilingual community
Lunch Program: Healthy lunch program available to all students through wholesome-meals vendor. Free/Reduced Lunch available through DeKalb County School Cafe Program.
Parent Engagement: Active Parent Teacher Community Council (PTCC)