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North Buckhead schools relocated due to construction

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

There are several changes coming to schools in north Buckhead this coming school year.

Atlanta Public Schools is relocating several schools, due to new construction. Associate Superintendent Steve Smith says the new environment will add to the learning experience of students.

"They are going to be in top notch facilities, and they are going to get the type of instruction that we can all be proud of," said Smith.

The following is a list of the schools relocating during the 2013-2014 school year:

  • Bunche Middle School will temporarily relocate to the former Archer High School facility, during the renovation of Bunche Middle School.
  • Coan Middle School will remain at the former E. Lake Elementary School facility, until the end of the school year.
  • Drew Charter School grades 6-9 will temporarily use two upper floors of Kennedy Middle School, during their campus expansion.
  • Jackson High School will remain at the Coan Middle School facility, until the end of December 2013.
  • North Atlanta High School will permanently relocate to a new campus at 4111 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30327.
  • Students will merge with Sylvan Hills Middle School, and will be temporarily housed at Parks Middle School.
  • E. Rivers Elementary School will temporarily relocate to the Sutton Middle School campus, during construction of a new facility.
  • Sutton Middle School will permanently relocate to the former North Atlanta High School facility at 2175 Northside Drive, Atlanta, GA 30305.
  • Sylvan Hills Middle School will merge with Parks Middle School. Sylvan will be housed at the former Parks Middle School facility, until the construction of a new facility is completed on their existing campus. That's at 1090 Windsor St., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.
  • Wesley International Academy (Charter) (K-8) is relocating to the old Cook Elementary School building located on Memorial Drive.

SCHOOL CLOSURES:

  • Atlanta Preparatory Academy (Charter School) - Students will return to their zoned traditional APS schools.
  • Parks Middle School (Redistricting) - Students are merging with Sylvan Hills Middle School, and will be housed at the former Parks Middle School site.            

NEW SCHOOLS:

Westside Academy (Elementary School - K-2)

1903 Drew Drive

Atlanta, GA 30318

Capacity - 120 students

KIPP Vision Primary - (Will be housed in the same building as KIPP Vision)

660 McWilliams Road, SE

Atlanta, GA 30315

Capacity - 100 students (Kindergarten)

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