The Children’s School (TCS) is a progressive, independent elementary school serving children age three-years-old through sixth grade.
Founded in 1970, TCS offers a rigorous, student-centered curriculum grounded in experiential, collaborative, and project-based learning.
Unique for elementary schools in Atlanta is The Children’s School’s Outdoor Education Program. Here, students in grades three through sixth build competencies in camping, ecology, teamwork, and leadership.
TCS's Building Character & Community Program, a formal character education curriculum that is embedded into all elements of a TCS education, and TCS offers a number of fine arts including studio art, band, chorus, and drama.
The Children’s School also offers the Discovery Extended Day Program, available until 6 p.m. on weekdays, which is open to day-school students as well as elementary aged children who attend other Atlanta schools. After-school enrichment lessons and classes including Mandarin Chinese, drumming, and video game design are also available to TCS families.