The GLOBE Academy is a free, Public Charter School in DeKalb County, Georgia. It opened its doors for the 2013-14 school year and has been gaining momentum ever since. 

GLOBE Calendar

2024-2025 School Year


  • By random lottery for students in the DeKalb County School District for kindergarten, 1st and 6th grades.
  • Availability-based for 2nd through 5th, 7th and 8th grades for students who meet proficiency standards. For grade levels with a wait list, admission is by lottery.

Our lottery is currently closed, however, you can still add your name to the waitlist for the 2024-25 school year. 
The lottery drawing for the 2024-25 school year was conducted on February 29, 2024.

Student Enrollment: Approximately 1,036 students
Grades: Kindergarten through 8th Grade
Class Size:
Maximum 24, with a lead teacher and assistant in every K-3 Classroom, shared assistants 4th-8th grades
Curriculum: Georgia Standards of Excellence, Georgia Frameworks
Instructional Approaches: Dual language immersion, Constructivism, Reading and Writing Workshop, Responsive Classroom
Languages Offered: Spanish, French, and Mandarin
Demographics: Race/Ethnicity: 38% White, 29% African American, 5% Asian, 9% Two or more races, 0.1% American Indian, 18% Hispanic 

Lunch Program: Participant in the National School Lunch Program. Free/Reduced Lunch available through DeKalb County School Cafe Program. 31% student population, economically disadvantaged 

Parent Engagement: Active Parent Teacher Community Council (PTCC)

School Hours

  Lower Campus Upper Campus
Drop-off: 7:30 a.m. 7:30 a.m.
Start Time: 8:10 a.m. 8:00 a.m.
Dismissal: 2:40 p.m. 3:15 p.m.
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