The Children's School

The Midtown school for age 3 –­ grade 8.

The Children's School is an independent, co-ed school in Midtown Atlanta serving a diverse population of students age 3 - grade 8.

Operating as usual


: Welcome to KB’s Plant Shop! kindergarteners opened a plant shop earlier this month as a part of their project-based learning unit on plants. They used their math skills to “collect money” (unifix cubes), the writing skills to write out receipts and create informational books for the “waiting table,” and their science skills to grow plants and create instructions for growing. In addition, they learned responsibility by having assigned jobs and cooperation as they worked together to help costumers. 🌱


🐾 Meet Guillermo, one of the members of ‘s Class of 2024! The most important thing that Guillermo learned at TCS was to accept others, to be inclusive, and to learn how to be yourself.


celebrated yesterday with a morning filled with math! Middle school students rotated between stations led by TCS faculty and staff, including Head of School Roz and members from our business office. Of course, it’s not Pi Day without pie! Thank you to all of the families who donated desserts for the special day. 🥧

Photos from The Children's School's post 03/14/2024

loves because we love math! Our first graders are working in small groups in math to build numbers using base 10 blocks, words (hello, spelling skills!) and representing the number on their place value mats!

Photos from The Children's School's post 03/13/2024

: kindergartens are sharpening their number sense with math stations! Through counting objects, matching numbers, adding to 10, building numbers and sorting different amounts, their math skills are growing and growing!

Photos from The Children's School's post 03/11/2024

7th graders have become the teachers! They’ve created giant-sized versions of a nucleus, chloroplast, cell wall and cell membrane and displayed them in their hallway to teach everyone in our community about these parts and how they’re formed.


🐾 Meet Vivienne, one of the members of ‘s Class of 2024! Vivienne’s favorite project-based learning (PBL) unit was the World Peace Game in 7th grade.


🐾 Meet James, one of the members of ‘s Class of 2024! One of James' favorite memories is when he went kayaking during one of his camping trips.


February was festive at ! At the end of last month, we celebrated Black History Month, the month’s BCC trait (cooperation), and much more during our school-wide assembly.

Students reflected on last month’s assembly dedicated to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Lower School created a Peace Tree while Upper School focused on their life blueprint, as shared by Dr. King, to write a poem, song or other creative response.


🐾 Meet Dexter, one of the members of ‘s Class of 2024! One person who is an inspiration to Dexter is his brother!


: From empathy to self advocacy to entrepreneurship, teaches our graduates the skills they need to succeed and thrive in high school!

Academic Benefits of Play: Insights from Lower School Director Elena Jaime – The Children's School 02/28/2024

believes play is serious learning because of the profound impact of play on children’s learning and development.

Learn more from Director of Lower School Elena Jaime about the role of play in nurturing academic success and building lifelong learners.

Academic Benefits of Play: Insights from Lower School Director Elena Jaime – The Children's School Structured and unstructured play at The Children's School in Atlanta has many benefits for our preschool, elementary and middle school students.


The strategic plan ensures our school remains a leader in progressive, child-centered education and prepares the leaders and changemakers of tomorrow to make a difference in their communities with a commitment to excellence, innovation and inclusion. If you haven’t already, check out the plan!


Five alumni were inducted into Woodward Academy’s National Honor Society earlier this week. Congrats to Elizabeth Gore ‘21, Michael Benjamin ‘21, Eden Luse ‘21 and Camille Dotson ‘21 (not pictured: Nicholas Parham ‘21)!

Members of the NHS must meet high academic and community service standards and exhibit strong leadership and character traits.

Class of 2024: Celebrating the Leaders of Our Pack – The Children's School 02/21/2024

: Last week, we celebrated the Class of 2024 with a special lunch marking 100 days until their graduation. Learn more about the leaders of our Pack and how they’re prepared to leave TCS to make a positive impact on their new school communities. 🐾

Class of 2024: Celebrating the Leaders of Our Pack – The Children's School Last week, The Children’s School (TCS) celebrated the Class of 2024 with a special lunch marking 100 days until their graduation. These past years at TCS have been more than just a journey of academic growth for the leaders of our Pack; it’s been a transformative experience filled with invaluabl...

TCS Alum Recognized in “20 Under 20” Awards – The Children's School 02/19/2024

Alum Lula Greene ‘21 was recognized by Rough Draft Atlanta’s in their “20 Under 20” honorees for her volunteer work.

Lula tells us more about her volunteer work, how her time at TCS inspired her, and her plans for the future!

TCS Alum Recognized in “20 Under 20” Awards – The Children's School (Left to Right): Elizabeth Gore ’21, Head of School Roslyn Benjamin, Lula Greene ’21   Last month, TCS Alum Lula Greene ‘21 was named a runner-up for Rough Draft Atlanta’s 15th annual “20 Under 20” honorees. Click here for the story. The award is given to local Atlantans who are under 2...


Summer Camp registration is open now! From waterslides to STEAM activities, we've got something for every age 3 - rising grade 12 kiddo! Visit for more info 😎


Last week, staff showed appreciation for their co-workers with heartfelt compliments.

Conferences are a Time to Build on the Parent-Teacher Partnership – The Children's School 02/13/2024

“You, as your child’s caregiver, have the ability to provide a window into the ways in which your child experiences the world outside of the classroom. It is a valuable perspective to bring to this important conversation.” - Elena Jaime, Director of Lower School
Find out more from Elena about how families can prepare to maximize their conference time!

Conferences are a Time to Build on the Parent-Teacher Partnership – The Children's School By Elena Jaime, Director of Lower School Parent-teacher conferences are an important time in our school community. Each 30-minute conference offers families and teachers the ability to build on the partnership they’ve developed during classroom visits before school started, Back to School Night in...


: grades 3-5 students were introduced to Literature Circles late last year in their English Language Arts (ELA) classes to practice summarizing, making predictions, tracking character development, and identifying new vocabulary words together as a class. 📚


Happy Chinese New Year! celebrated yesterday during an assembly with Atlanta Chinese Dance Company. We learned more about the history and culture of China and saw dances from several of the 56 different Chinese ethnic groups.

TCS students in our Early Learning program through grade 3 study Mandarin Chinese with our Chinese Specialist Yingli Zhang.

Family Resources Centering Race, Justice and Equity – The Children's School 02/09/2024

Every February, people in the United States celebrate . studies and honors the achievements of African Americans throughout the year, and we’ve compiled a list of resources centering race, justice and equity for families to continue the conversation throughout the year at home.

Family Resources Centering Race, Justice and Equity – The Children's School The Children's School has collected resources to help parents navigate conversations about race, justice, and equity with children.

Photos from The Children's School's post 02/07/2024

second graders are studying weather and climate for their PBL unit this semester. Through the driving question: “How can I teach others about climate change and how to take care of the environment?,” students are learning why seasons change, researching different types of climates and habitats, comparing and contrasting climate and weather, and then creating interactive dioramas that include the habitat’s plants, animals, threats to the habitat, and how people can help the environment! 🌍 ⛅ 🌱

Photos from The Children's School's post 02/06/2024

“This (club) isn't just about guidance; it's a space where their unique potential is recognized, celebrated, and nurtured, fostering a sense of belonging and encouraging them to shine in every aspect of their lives.” - SHINE Co-leader and TCS Counselor D'uana White

SHINE (Self-confidence, Health Education, Independence, Networking, Empowerment), is the newest Middle Grades club. Led by D'uana and Upper School Director of Student Life Tara Beverly, the girls in SHINE are discovering the tools to boost their self-confidence, gain valuable health education, cultivate independence, build essential networking skills, and experience a holistic empowerment that propels them toward a bright and successful future.

Club member Vivi '26 hopes "to gain more self confidence and independence" through the club.

Photos from The Children's School's post 02/05/2024

: 3’s/4’s students are exploring what makes them who they are by creating self portraits. Each day, they kick off the morning by walking up to the classroom mirror and reciting daily affirmations to themselves by saying things like, “I am AMAZING!” Or, “I am going to have a great day!” 💕


student-athletes wrapped up an amazing season this week. Here are just a few of the highlights:

🐾 MAAC Girls Basketball 🐾 The team showed fast break speed, tough defense and rebounding, and could run up the score quickly with fast dribbling and accurate passing

🐾 MAAC Boys Basketball 🐾 The team showed up strong with excellent rebounding, scoring and depth.

🐾 Intramural Tennis 🐾 22 student-athletes learned to hit serves, ground strokes and approach shots and volleys.

🐾 Intramural Ultimate Frisbee 🐾 The team learned to execute all of the throws and were introduced to spacing and strategy.


’s hands-on, project-based learning curriculum and commitment to social-emotional development ensure that your children are well-prepared, not just academically but also emotionally, for success in high school and beyond.

Photos from The Children's School's post 01/31/2024

eighth graders are studying Newton's Laws of Motion by learning the impacts of gravitational energy and that energy is not created, but transferred.

Last week, they designed ramps out of cardboard and used toy cars to study the effects of time, gravity, distance and mass to determine potential energy based on the weight of the object!

Photos from The Children's School's post 01/29/2024

: As a part of their anti-bias education, first graders explored skin color by using pipettes, cups of milk, and cups of strawberry, caramel, and chocolate syrup to create their very own skin color “recipe.”

While learning more about themselves and others, they also built their math skills by tallying each droplet of ingredient and then their writing skills to write out their unique recipe.

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Videos (show all)

Portrait of a Grad
Happy New Year Wolfpack!
Strategic Plan 2023
Winter Shows 2023
Happy Thanksgiving!
All School Concert 2023
Spirit Week Recap!
3rd Grade Natural Disasters 2023
Fall Sports Wrap-up 2023
Playpalooza 2023
Atlanta Pride 2023
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345 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA

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