Plan a Visit to RISE!
RISE hosts in-person tours for prospective families during our tour season, November to May.
Our tours offer you the opportunity to see our campus and learn more about the programs offered at our school. Check out the available dates below, and click the button to register for a tour.
Above All Else, We RISE!
News & Updates
RISE donates over $700 in food to Atlanta Community Food Bank
Dear RISE Preparatory Charter School,
News and Announcements
Dr. Camelle Simmons joins Board of Directors
Dr. Camelle Simmons is a dedicated educational advocate and catalyst for change, bringing more than 17 years of experience to the forefront of fostering inclusive environments where everyone can flourish. With a profound understanding of supporting culturally and linguistically diverse populations, Dr. Simmons has held various roles at both local and district levels, consistently demonstrating her ability to provide educational leadership and technical guidance that leads to positive outcomes.
RISE and Clark Atlanta University Partnership with a Purpose!
We are proud to announce our educational partnership with Clark Atlanta University. Our overarching goal is to develop teachers as leaders while establishing a pathway for intern and externships! Please watch Dr. French, President from Clark Atlanta visit at RISE.
The Rise Schools Gains an International Partnership in Belize
Rise Preparatory Charter School Names Sheila Barlow as Principal of Grammar Division (Grades K-5)
Rise Preparatory Charter Schools (The Rise Schools) is delighted to announce the appointment of Sheila Barlow as the new Principal of the Rise Schools Grammar Division, overseeing grades kindergarten through 5.
Rise Preparatory Charter School Names Shanda Beadles as Principal of Prep Division (Grades 6-8)
Rise Preparatory Charter Schools (The Rise Schools) is delighted to announce the appointment of Shanda Beadles as the Principal of the Rise Schools Prep Division, overseeing grades 6-8.
Dr. Celeta Watson Voted New Superintendent / Executive Director at RISE Schools
Rise Charter Schools is pleased to announce the unanimous decision of the Rise Charter School Board to appoint Dr. Celeta Watson as the new Superintendent / Executive Director. With a resounding vote of confidence, the board recognizes Dr. Watson’s exceptional qualifications and leadership abilities, making her the ideal candidate for this pivotal role.
Commission agrees to keep Fulton charter schools alive
A state commission has given a pair of former Fulton County charter schools a new lifeline. The State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia voted Wednesday to give The RISE (Reaching Innovative Solutions in Education) Schools a state charter.
Notice: The RISE Schools Board of Directors will hold a Board Meeting on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 6:00pm ET, at The RISE Schools, 2626 Hogan Road, East Point, GA 30344. A virtual option will also be provided. All regular board business meetings, work sessions, board retreats, and public hearings are public, and everyone is encouraged to attend.
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/vsm-vntz-cxj
Or dial: (US) +1 260-333-9568 PIN: 330 561 037#
Submit an Application for the 2023-24 School Year Now!
We believe that education should go beyond textbooks and exams, equipping students with the skills, knowledge, and mindset necessary to thrive in an ever-evolving global landscape.
Get ready for Red Ribbon week!
The Red Ribbon Campaign Kickoff in October raises awareness about the dangers of drugs and alcohol in a way that engages youth.
The theme for this year is Be Kind To Your Mind. Live Drug Free. “Reaching people early in life is key, The impact that substance abuse has on families and communities is devastating. But the good news is that the longer we can keep a young person drug-free, the brighter their future” says the Office of Behavioral Health Prevention and Federal Grants personnel.
Update on Student Transcripts
Starting from the year 2023, The RISE schools will no longer be responsible for handling transcripts for years prior to 2023.
Instead, the responsibility for managing and providing transcripts for those years will be taken over by the Fulton County School District. If you need to request records or transcripts for years before August 2023, you should reach out to Fulton County Schools for assistance. They will be able to guide you through the process and provide you with the necessary information and documentation.
Join the Board of Directors
Are you interested in joining the RISE Schools Board of Directors? Submit your application Today!
Seeking candidates who have legal, education, and/or fundraising backgrounds.
Review the RISE Schools Board of Directors Job description HERE.
Fostering Growth: Relevant Education for Young Minds
We, at The RISE Schools, offer supportive and inspirational environments for young enquiring minds to learn and grow with us. Our passion for learning means we achieve more than outstanding results. We strive to build confident and creative thinkers and aim at delivering an education that is truly relevant to their future.
Six Pillars of the RISE Education
At the RISE Schools, we believe in nurturing scholars who possess the remarkable ability to balance competition and compassion, becoming catalysts for social change in their lives and communities. Our holistic educational model, centered around six pillars, empowers our scholars to flourish in all aspects of their development.
Ethics of Care
STEM Experiential Learning
Social Emotional Wellness
Our Next Generation of Leaders
At RISE our staff, scholars, and families develop strong personal relationships with the goal of creating a tight-knit school community that produces scholars who are: