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. 


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

Student Enrollment: Approximately 1,000 students
Grades: Kindergarten through 8th Grade
Class Size:
Maximum 24, with a lead teacher and assistant in every K-3 Classroom, shared assistants 4-8 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: 46% White, 27% African American, 13% Hispanic, 5% Asian,7% Multiracial, 16% Free/Reduced Lunch
Lunch Program: Participant in the National School Lunch Program. Free/Reduced Lunch available through DeKalb County School Cafe Program.
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: 2:35 p.m. 3:15 p.m.

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