Why Choose The Museum School?

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 6th – February 14th 2020. 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?

Attend an open house in November 2019 or in January 2020:

  • Tuesday, November 12th 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, December 5th 6:30 PM
  • Saturday, January 11th 10:00 AM * – Family Fun Day! Breakfast, Childcare & Prizes!
  • Tuesday, January 14th 9:00 AM *
  • Thursday, January 23rd 6:30 PM *

* Application assistance available

Call at 404.289.0320 with any questions you may have. Speak with current parents. We would be happy to refer you to some!

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.

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