Fulton County School Calendar: Fulton County Schools is a school district located in Fulton County, Georgia, United States. It serves the city of Atlanta and the surrounding areas. The district has an enrollment of over 96,000 students and employs over 7,000 teachers and staff. The district operates over 100 schools, including elementary, middle, and high schools.
Fulton County Schools is Georgia’s fourth largest school district and the 17th largest in the United States. The district is governed by a seven-member elected school board and a superintendent, who is appointed by the board. The mission of Fulton County Schools is to empower each student to achieve academic excellence, good character, and responsible citizenship in a safe and inclusive learning environment.
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Fulton County Schools offers a wide range of courses to its students. The curriculum includes core academic subjects such as mathematics, science, English, and social studies, as well as elective courses in fine arts, physical education, and foreign languages.
At the elementary school level, students have a strong foundation in reading, writing, and math. Additionally, students are exposed to subjects such as science, social studies, art, music and physical education.
At the middle school level, students continue to build on the foundation laid in elementary school and study a more diverse range of subjects, such as science, social studies, math, and English, as well as other electives like foreign languages, art and music, and physical education. They also have opportunities to take electives in areas such as robotics, computer science, and engineering.
At the high school level, Fulton County Schools offer a wide variety of courses including those required for graduation such as English, mathematics, science, and social studies. Also, they offer many electives like foreign languages, fine arts, business, and technology education, family and consumer science, health and physical education and many more. The schools also offer Advanced Placement (AP) courses, which allow students to earn college credit while still in high school.
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In addition, the school system has special education programs and resources to support students with special needs. They also have an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program for students who are non-native English speakers, this helps them to acquire the language skills needed to succeed in the classroom.
In general, the courses offered by Fulton County Schools are designed to meet the diverse needs and interests of its student and to prepare them for success in college, career, and life.