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Booker T. Washington High School-Early College (BTWHS-EC)

 

Booker T. Washington High School-Early College is the newest early college small schools in the Atlanta Public School System.  The premise behind the early college concept is to afford students the opportunity to obtain college credits while going to high school in a small community environment.  Students who graduate from BTWHS-EC will undoubtedly be prepared to purse post secondary education at some of the top universities/colleges in the U.S.

 
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Goals

 

·        To provide all students with postsecondary education readiness experiences that will allow students the opportunity to obtain up to 60 college credit hours while in high school.

·        To offer a challenging curriculum and the necessary social and academic support that will enable100% of the students to graduate from high school and pursue postsecondary education and/or options.

·        To partner with Georgia State University (GSU) and other universities, local community and business stakeholders to establish a rigorous academic program of study for students and lasting partnerships with stakeholders.

 

Objectives

 

·        To meet Georgia Performance Standards in all disciplines.

·        To establish at least two career pathways that will maintain the interest of students.

·        To involve parents and students in the transition process from middle to high school and high school to post secondary education.

·        To develop a personalized academic educational plan for each student.

 

Program of Study

 

In addition to the core program of study, students will be required to take the following classes to meet the requirements of the Early College School.

 

·        Early College Seminar

·        Early College Math

·        Early College English

·        Early College Social Studies

·        Early College Science

  

Uniforms
 
Uniform Requirements are the same as last year. Students who need to purchase new uniform shirts should contact the Early College office at (404) 802-4600 or complete and return the type-friendly order form (click here).   
 NOTE: Students must remain in complete uniform until they exit the campus.

 

"Inclement Weather Makeup Materials" link http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/Page/40996.

 

Parent Teacher Conferences

District Announcements

  • Atlanta Families' 2014 Nominations
     
    The Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE) is a program that understands how critical teacher and leader quality are in ensuring that every child receives an excellent education. To promote this belief, the AFAEE recognizes outstanding teachers and school leaders in Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools. 
     
     

     
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  • APS Superintendent Finalist Dr. Meria Carstarphen
     
     

     
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  • March 21, 2014
    Atlanta Public Schools is aware of recently reported abduction attempts near multiple school properties.  
     
     

     
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  • Report Address Fraud and Ethics Violations

    Report address fraud: 404-802-3540 or by email outofzone@atlanta.k12.ga.us   

    Report ethics violations: 1-877-801-7754


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  • APS Statement Regarding Personnel Changes

    Atlanta Public Schools is appreciative of the leadership demonstrated by all of our principals, particularly those who have served the district for many years.  Like all school districts, APS conducts an annual assessment of where we are as a system, as well as a review of any revisions to state law. Necessary changes are made to ensure the district remains in compliance and that all of our students are prepared for the next level and long-term success. This process includes an intense and methodical performance review of all of our schools and their leadership teams. For the full statement, please click here. 


     
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  • Atlanta Public Schools parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey administered by the Georgia Department of Education. Data from the Georgia Parent Survey will be used along with the Georgia Student Health Survey and the Georgia School Personnel Survey to calculate the School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).

    The Georgia Parent Survey has 20 questions and should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete it. Data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.

     

     
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  • Congratulations to Rita Simmons for being named the 2013-2014 APS Teacher of the Year! 

    Rita Simmons is a gifted and talented teacher of students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Cleveland Avenue Elementary School. 

    Finalists for this year's award included Nathaniel Snyder, Middle School Teacher of the Year from KIPP Ways Academy and Danielle Gilley Costarides, High School Teacher of the Year from North Atlanta High School. 
     

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  • Move On When Ready

    Dual enrollment opportunity for students to attend a postsecondary institution full-time during their junior and/or senior year of high school.

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