The mission of Kittredge Magnet School for High Achievers is to nurture and empower our diverse population of students to become independent thinkers by fostering student growth through an innovative and rigorous instructional approach.
The passionate educators of Kittredge Magnet School for High Achievers set the standard for educational excellence through collaboration, communication and student engagement.
Kittredge Magnet School for High Achievers is an elementary school within the DeKalb County School District in DeKalb County, GA, offering students in grades four through six an accelerated and enriched academic experience.
The educational program for high achieving students is designed to enable students to be creative life-long learners who excel to their individual potential. The school provides challenging experiences in a dynamic, safe, nurturing environment in which students are taught to take responsibility for learning. The Kittredge program is enhanced by its diversity and is supported by the collaborative efforts of school, parents and community.
In addition to the core academic subjects of English/ Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies, students receive instruction in German, Instrumental or Choral Music, Art, P.E., and Technology. Gifted instruction is given daily in the regular classroom where opportunities for differentiated instruction, problem solving, compacting, student directed projects, and cooperative learning are the norm.
Students are selected to attend Kittredge through an application and lottery system conducted by the DeKalb County Magnet Office. Qualification requirements are posted here.
See the DeKalb School Choice information page for more information about the DeKalb County Magnet School Program.