1. Swift School - Headmaster: Chris Pomar
Enrollment: 180 Students
Swift School’s STEAM Lab will have a state-of-the-art 3D printer in the coming year, allowing students to enhance their creativity and employ the Engineering Design Cycle: Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve.
The school also assists struggling students by removing reading and writing obstacles digitally using literacy software. They then track each student's progress via digital portfolios that can be shared with parents.
300 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell
2. Blessed Trinity Catholic School - Principal: Cathy Lancaster
Enrollment: 1,000 Students
Blessed Trinity Catholic plans to prioritize communications between staff and administration by implementing group texting abilities. This will help minimize emergency response time and mitigate potential dangers. BTCatholic.org
11320 Woodstock Road, Roswell
3. Saint Francis Day School - Headmaster: Collette Staak
Enrollment: 800 Students
The engineering lab at Saint Francis will be growing even more robust in the coming year with new hardware, software and robotics tools available for student use and exploration. This will allow students to broaden their knowledge of STEAM fields at young ages, setting them up for success.
Saint Francis has catered to students who learn differently for years by supplying all students with laptops equipped with assistive technologies for writing, note-taking and voiceover abilities.
9375 Willeo Rd, Roswell
4. Fellowship Christian School - Headmaster: Kathy Teston
Enrollment: 922 Students
With so much buzz around AI, Fellowship Christian plans to capitalize on the new tech's ability to streamline processes. While students won't get the luxury of using it to cut corners, teachers will. Plans to supply teachers with AI tools to help create rubrics and quizzes are in the works.
Meanwhile, the school takes a personal approach to student disabilities. They work to customize solutions to the individual and the circumstances of the disability, and often use a mix of speech-to-text, speech selection and voiceover technology.
10965 Woodstock Rd, Roswell
5. Porter Academy - Headmaster: Lynn Schoeneck
Enrollment: 74 Students
Porter Academy plans to continue using Chrome boxes, Chromebooks and Google Education apps like Meet, Docs, Sheets and Slides for collaborative learning. The school's newest technology, FACTS, will aid parents in registration, payment and scholarship management. While all student technologies feature tools for differently-abled students, Porter also uses multi-sensory teaching, small group instruction and movement breaks to accommodate their entire school days.
200 Cox Road, Roswell
6. The Cottage School - Headmaster: Dr. Steven Palmer
Enrollment: 261 Students
The Cottage School (TSC) has used its technology lab, Creation Station, to enhance student learning for years. It allows students to experiment and test their ideas while learning basic robotics skills.
As for students that prefer to learn outside of a traditional classroom, TSC anticipates a capital campaign to build a track and field, a new emphasis on sensory learning and the completion of a Culinary Arts Kitchen and teaching space.
700 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30075
7. Atlanta Academy - Headmaster: Angela Naples
Enrollment: 385 Students
Atlanta Academy implements technology for every age. In preschool, they offer age-appropriate technology tools to help students develop logical thinking skills, sequence actions, and understand cause and effect. Meanwhile, older students will gain access to new digital music creation tools and benefit from incorporating VR into the curriculum.
2000 Holcomb Woods Parkway, Roswell