Charter System

Per OCGA §20-2-84.3, by June 30, 2015* each local school system must choose to operate as one of the following:

  • Investing in Educational Excellence School System (IE2)
  • Charter System
  • Strategic School System
  • System of Charter Schools
  • None of the Above - Status Quo

Supporting Documents

Community Feedback

Five community engagement meetings have been scheduled during January,
with at least one meeting occurring in each Region. Anyone interested in learning more about these flexibility options and providing input into the decision-making process are encouraged to attend these sessions.

Region V   Towers High School       January 16 @ 6:30 PM
Region IV  Lithonia High School     January 22 @ 6:30 PM
Region II   Lakeside High School   January 23 @ 6:30 PM
Region III  Stephenson High School January 28 @ 6:30 PM
Region I    Dunwoody High School  January 29 @ 6:30 PM

* Per OCGA §20-2-84.3

O.C.G.A. § 20-2-81.3 states that “[n]o later than June 30, 2015,
each local school system shall notify the [Department of
Education] of its intention to request increased flexibility
pursuant to this article or shall comply with subsection (b) of
Code Section 20-2-80.”

According to O.C.G.A. § 20-2-80 “a local school system may
elect not to request increased flexibility in exchange for
increased accountability and defined consequences and opt
to remain under current laws, rules, regulations, policies, and