Financial Efficiency Star Rating
Dekalb Academy of Technology and Environment received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars for having Financial Efficiency from the Georgia Department of Education. The Financial Efficiency Star Rating (FESR) provides a comparison of school t spending per student with overall academic performance.
National Beta School of Distinction
National Beta is proud to announce D.A.T.E. Academy as a 2017-2018 National School of Distinction. This award is an honor for Beta Chapters striving towards academic achievement, exemplary character, demonstrated leadership and service to others.
With an ongoing quest to instill these qualities in more students, the National Beta School of Distinction Award is designed to award those schools that show an increase in membership for the current school year.
"I've had 3 children to go through D.A.T.E. and it is one of the most enriching schools in the county for over a decade now. It seems like every year they are improving in the academic side. The staff is awesome and responsive to all the parents and are great people that you can trust to educate your child." Kory Turner
D.A.T.E. has been certified by the AdvancED (SACS-Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) as a STEM School D.A.T.E.’s Faculty and Staff has been diligently working and preparing for this visit from the AdvancEd evaluators for two years now. In its goal to increase STEM Literacy, AdvancEd was charged with reviewing and examining the STEM (11) standards and indicators through personalized, self-centered, self-directed, in-depth, and systematic enrichment instructional learning opportunities of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math that we provide to our students. After two days of observing classrooms, reviewing hundreds of documents and artifacts, interviewing students, parents, faculty and staff, administrators, and business partners in education; D.A.T.E. was selected and awarded as a STEM School. With this profound honor, D.A.T.E. joins the league of only 21 other schools in the nation to have this distinguished recognition by AdvancEd. Please take time to review our STEM activities on our school’s webpage. The evidence, artifacts, and indicator statements will “blow” you away! Congratulations to the D.AT.E. family as we continue to evolve and change the world!
Boys AND Girls Basketball Champions and MVP for LukeSports 2017
Technology Fair Winners
D.A.T.E. students outperform elementary and middle school students in the DeKalb County School District Technology Fair.
2014: 1st Place Winners in 3-D Modeling, Digital Photography, Game Design, Mobile Apps, Robotics 2nd Place Winners: Digital Video Editing, Game Design, Robotics 3rd Place Winners: Digital Photography and Robotics
2013: We had 10 students who placed in 1-3 places and 6 students who will go on to state competition after placing first in the district fair.
DNN News Shines!
Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Media Production in the 2017 Georgia Student Media Festival.
DATE Band Earns Straight Superior!
Congratulations to the D.A.T.E. Honor Band for receiving straight superior ratings from Georgia Music Educator's Association.
Track State Champions!
State Champions in High Jump and Standing Long Jump. Runner-Ups in High Jump, Standing Long Jump, Shotput and 4x4 Relay. <a href="https://app.box.com/s/zsi6tcn88niosnym3801s45csxtf73eo">Full Results</a>
DATE Cheer Divas
D.A.T.E. Cheer Divas received 1st place Champion Chant, 1st place Game Day performance, Best Cheer Team Megaphone and voted by all teams, the Best Team Award!!
Places & Faces
Dekalb Academy of Technology and Environment Elementary and Middle Charter Schools was featured in the book: <em>The Places and Faces of Dekalb County Georgia</em>, highlighting the academic success, environmental and technology focus, and its parental participation. This book can be found at Barnes and Noble, ISBN# 978-1-939300-07-02. Enjoy and share with others.
Atlanta Magazine's Top School List
D.A.T.E. was named by the KnowAtlanta Magazine Education Guide as being
Metro Atlanta's Best Public School for 8th Grade in Dekalb County (2013-4)
DATE Receives $7.2 million in bonds.
We were the first rated and bonded charter school in Georgia, receiving $7.2 million in bonds on our own credit.
Science Olympiad Winners
Students placed in Disease Detectives (2nd) and Straw Egg Drop (1st) at Fernbank's Science Olympiad.