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Atlanta Public Schools: Relocations, closures and new schools

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Construction and renovation projects will require several Atlanta Public Schools to relocate for the start of the 2013-2014 school year. Some relocations will be temporary, but some will last for the entire school year.  

Here is a complete list of the relocated schools and where their classes will resume:

Bunche Middle School 
404-802-6700
Will temporarily relocate to the former Archer High School facility during the renovation of Bunche Middle School.  Archer High School is located at 2250 Perry Blvd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

Coan Middle School
404-802-6600
Will remain at the former E. Lake Elementary School facility until end of school year.  E. Lake Elementary School is located at 145 Fourth Ave., S.E., Atlanta, GA 30317.

Drew Charter School
404-687-0001
Drew Charter School grades 6-9 will temporarily use two upper floors of Kennedy Middle School during their campus expansion.  Kennedy Middle school is located at 225 James P. Brawley, Dr., NW, Atlanta, GA 30314.

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School
404-802-5200
Will remain at the Coan Middle School facility until end of December 2013.  Coan Middle School is located at 1550 Hosea Williams Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30317.

North Atlanta High School
404-802-4700
Will permanently relocate to a new campus at 4111 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30327.

Parks Middle School
404-802-6400
Students will merge with Sylvan Hills Middle School and will be temporarily housed at the Parks facility at 1090 Windsor St., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.

E. Rivers Elementary School
404-802-7050
Will temporarily relocate to the Sutton Middle School campus during construction of a new facility.  Sutton Middle School is located at 4360 Powers Ferry Road, NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

Sutton Middle School
404-802-5600
Will permanently relocate to the former North Atlanta High School facility at 2175 Northside Drive, Atlanta, GA 30305.

Sylvan Hills Middle School
404-802-6200
Will merge with Parks Middle School. Sylvan will be housed at the former Parks Middle School facility until the construction of a new facility is completed on their existing campus.
The facility is located at 1090 Windsor St., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.

Wesley International Academy (Charter) (K-8)
678-904-9137
Relocating to the old Cook Elementary School building located at 211 Memorial Drive, SE, 30312.


School Closure
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The following schools will be closing this year:

Atlanta Preparatory Academy (Charter School)
Students will return to their zoned traditional APS schools.
 
Parks Middle School (Redistricting)
Students are merging with Sylvan Hills Middle School and will be housed at the former Parks Middle School site.             


New Schools

The following schools will be opening for the first time this year:

Westside Academy (Elementary School – K-2)
478-420-0275
1903 Drew Drive
Atlanta, GA 30318
Capacity – 120 students

KIPP Vision Primary (Will be housed in the same building as KIPP Vision)
404-537-5252
660 McWilliams Road, SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Capacity – 100 students (Kindergarten)

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