from the principal
As principal of the only museum school in Georgia, I have the privilege of watching our students explore, learn and thrive every day in a very special environment.
Ours is a different approach to learning, based on research that shows children learn best through exploration and personal experience. By partnering with museums and other institutions, The Museum School gives its students real-life experience with classroom lessons and allows them to make discoveries driven by their curiosity.
The school's differentiated curriculum meets children at their individual levels of skill and readiness, allowing each one to succeed. In every subject category, ours are among the top performing students in Georgia, and we are so proud of how our students have grown academically and what they have accomplished.
But The Museum School's focus stretches far beyond test scores. Our education model instills confidence and promotes a love of learning, and these are the building blocks of achievement and personal success.
At its heart, ours is a community school. Built by a grass-roots effort, it has, from its inception, enjoyed the overwhelming support of residents and organizations within and outside of its attendance zone. The countless hours and much-needed funds donated by those people and entities made this school a reality, and we are grateful beyond words.
Exceeding Expectations, our five-year capital campaign, will raise $3 million for renovations at our permanent site. Already, the local community has responded with heartwarming generosity. We invite you to join our students, staff and community in helping us reach this ambitious and worthwhile fundraising goal that will allow The Museum School to continue thriving.
- Principal Katherine Kelbaugh