Where is your attendance zone?

Students living in Focus Area 1 receive lottery priority. This area consists of the Peachcrest and Avondale elementary school attendance zones. Focus Area 2 is all of the DeKalb County School District. Check your zone here.

How does the application process work? Open enrollment runs January 4 – February 12, 2021. During this time, submit an online application. The lottery will be held in late February, and parents will be notified immediately via email.

How do I know if The Museum School is right for my child?

Learn more about The Museum School via our Virtual Open House.

Meet and Greet with Museum School Parents
Want to chat with Museum School parents about their experience with the school?  Drop into one of these three sessions to have an informal chat with current Museum School parents and administrators! Breakout rooms are available for those parents that want to chat privately with Museum School leaders.

  • Zoom Link
  • Saturday, January 9, 2021 – 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021 – 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Fast Facts, The Museum School

  • Is a public charter school.
  • Is free.
  • Serves students in kindergarten through eighth grades.
  • Is innovative.
  • Posts test scores that are among the highest in Georgia.
  • Emphasizes core values: responsibility, respect, cooperation, sustainability, creativity, and kindness.
  • Limits class size to 20 in grades K – 3, 22 in grades 4 and 5, and 24 in grades 6, 7 and 8.
  • Offers educational field trips throughout the year.
  • Emphasizes project-based, hands-on learning
  • Requires uniforms.
  • Provides two recess periods each day.
  • Offers art, music, foreign language, technology, STEM and PE.
  • Has a new lottery process this year for easier access to students from underserved communities.

Read More from Our Families: Why The Museum School Works for Us

The Museum School does not discriminate in its enrollment procedures or educational programs based on intellectual or athletic ability, aptitude, disability, race, class, gender, family structure, sexual orientation, religion, ancestry, or any other basis prohibited by law.