Atlanta Public Schools
The Atlanta Board of Education, along with the East Lake Foundation and parents in the community, opened Drew Charter School in 2000. Having exceeded its performance standards, Drew Charter School’s charter has been renewed through June 2015 by unanimous approval of both Atlanta Public Schools and the Georgia Department of Education.
Center for Civic Engagement, Oglethorpe University
Sponsors numerous activities, including Parents' Day Off, an opera concert, a Quiz Bowl and golf coaching. In addition, Oglethorpe students provide ongoing mentoring to Drew students through the PALS (Positive Actions Lead to Success) program.
Center for Teaching, The Westminster Schools
Promotes collaboration among Drew and Westminster faculties, providing programs and resources that advance the art and science of teaching.
Chefs Move to Schools
The Chefs Move to Schools program, founded in May 2010, is an integral part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative and its goal of solving the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation. The program pairs chefs with schools in their communities with the mission of collaboratively educating kids about food and proper nutrition. Chef Michael Diehl (head chef at the East Lake Golf Club), Karen Patton (local Atlanta chef and restaurant owner), and Tracy Nailor (Drew parent, pediatrician, and chef) have all partnered to bring this program to Drew.
East Lake Foundation
A Drew partner from the very start, the Foundation now supports Drew's Office of Extended Services and the CREW Teens program, and raises additional support from foundations, corporations, and individuals.
East Lake Family YMCA
Attached to Drew, the YMCA not only serves as the physical education partner for the school, but offers recreational and community programs.
Drew is proud to partner with one of the nation’s largest and most successful educational and charter school management firms.
Georgia State University School of Music
GSU partners with Drew on the Sound Learning program, which maximizes students' potential for learning through music and has been proven to improve test scores. GSU faculty teach Drew students, provide professional development for Drew teachers and host field trips, integrating academics with music.
Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC)
Ensures that Drew students receive the best possible preparation in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.
The first local grocery store in East Lake in more than forty years when it opened in 2001, Publix is a supporter of Drew’s events and programs. Publix donates food, supplies, and more for student recognition and school-wide special events. They also support Drew through the Publix Partners program, which donates a percentage of the purchase amount each time a customer swipes their Publix Partners card.
Rollins Center for Language & Learning at the Atlanta Speech School
Supports language and literacy curriculum, materials, and instruction for Drew students in pre-K though grade 8. Provides professional development, coaching, and outcome evaluation for literacy coaches, teachers, and administrators.
Sheltering Arms Early Education and Family Center
A critical partner in our pursuit to help kids achieve success from "cradle to college." Sheltering Arms provides a quality early education to 135 students, the majority of whom will attend Drew Charter School.
Sponsors the Drew Youth Bank, which helps students apply math concepts, explore career options and learn the value of saving.
The First Tee® of East Lake
All Drew students in grades 2-8 automatically become part of The First Tee of East Lake, a golf instruction and mentoring program for young people held at Charlie Yates Golf Course.
THE TOUR Championship
Net proceeds of this season-ending PGA TOUR event held at East Lake Golf Club benefit East Lake community programs and The First Tee® of East Lake. Drew students participate in selected events during THE TOUR Championship.
Young Audiences, Woodruff Arts Center
This local arts organization has helped introduce students at Drew to various arts and cultural performances, many of which directly relate to learning the students are experiencing in the classroom.