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Charles R. Drew Charter School

Preschool | Grades PK-8 | Atlanta Public Schools
301 East Lake Blvd SE
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 687-0001

About This School

Charles R. Drew Charter School is located in Atlanta, GA and is one of 111 schools in Atlanta Public Schools. It is a charter school that serves 827 students in grades PK-8.

Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See Charles R. Drew Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, Charles R. Drew Charter School had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Georgia average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

827

Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

52% 48%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

73.9%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$13,933
per student
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Grade 1 English Language Arts Performance

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Charles R. Drew Charter School Reviews

By , a Parent on

My son 's first year at this school will be this year. Have only heard great things from parents in my neighborhood. Super excited.

By , a Parent on

My daughter is attending Drew Charter School 6th to 8th grade. This school is wonderful. I appreciate each and every one of her teachers. I can only hope and pray her high school years are wonderful. Come on now, what school offers swimming and golf?

By , a Parent on

Charles R. Drew is a great school. Mrs. Cone and Mrs. Whittaker are the best teachers at the school. I absolutely love the entire staff. I love the fact that school is in operation from 8am to 4pm. After speaking to different parents and hearing their complaints about their child's school, I was glad to say I have no complaints about my daughter's school. They have a wonderful after school program at a very reasonable price. There was not one time I picked my daughter up and she was ready to leave. She participated in Karate, cooking, art, puppetry, and jewelry making, just to name a few. Every Tuesday and Thursday was strictly academic work in after school. I love this school.

By a Parent on

This is an absolutely amazing school. The new principal (Mr. Don Doran) and the administration have worked together to make Drew one of the best education options in the city. The parents are super involved and the teachers are very engaged. I love getting the monthly newsletter from my son's teacher. As a parent I can't think of a better place for my son.

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