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In addition to a desirable central location, Dunwoody has an exceptional cluster of schools which are annually ranked among the best in the state. Dunwoody a thriving public school system that includes Vanderlyn, Austin, Chesnut Charter, Kingsley Charter and Dunwoody Elementary schools; Peachtree Charter Middle School; and Dunwoody High School. We strive to create an atmosphere where students have an excellent opportunity to grow, achieve and pursue their dreams.

Dunwoody High School
A highlight of Dunwoody High School is the Academy of Finance, a unique two-year program in which juniors and seniors take courses in marketing, entrepreneurship, personal finance, corporate finance, international business, public speaking and AP macroeconomics. Students are offered an array of opportunities including speaking to business leaders about their field, competing in corporate competitions that are judged by executives, as well as learning interviewing skills, resume writing, business etiquette and networking.

In addition to the Academy of Finance, Dunwoody High School also has three competitive robotics teams. VEX Robotics offers students an exciting platform for learning about areas with career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. Beyond science and engineering principles, the VEX Robotics project encourages teamwork, leadership and problem solving among groups.

Georgia Perimeter College
Georgia Perimeter College offers an accessible, affordable and high-quality education. Small classes offered at varying times of day are taught by faculty who truly love to teach, all at a cost of about $100 a week. Credits earned at GPC are transferable to any school within the University System of Georgia as well as many others. Working with Dunwoody High School to create a unique dual enrollment program, high school juniors and seniors can earn college credits while still in high school. Learn more at www.gpc.edu

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