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DeKalb School of the Arts at Hooper Alexander
3414 Memorial Drive
Decatur, Georgia 30032
678-874-1300 (Information)
678-874-1302 (Office)
678-874-1307 (Clinic)
678-874-1310 (Fax)
678-874-1336 (PTA Voice Mail)
Principal: Thomas C. Powell
Grades: K - 7th
Enrollment: 540
Community Information:
School Calendar
Board Members: Ms. Sarah Copelin-Wood
Dr. Eugene Walker
PTA President: Valencia Evans
Business Partners: Avondale Mall
Belvedere Kroger Citi Center
Georgia Bureau of Investigation
SouthTrust Bank
School Website: http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/hooperalexander/
OVERVIEW
Hooper Alexander, one of the oldest elementary schools in DeKalb County, is DeKalb’s Elementary School of the Arts. All students receive instruction in drama, dance, music, theater tech, and visual arts. Parents are required to volunteer 16 hours each year. The Dress for Success colors are burgundy, yellow or black tops and navy, khaki, or black bottoms. Students are asked to wear uniforms.
SCHOOL GOALS
  • To decrease by 5% the number of students in Level I on the CRCT Test in reading and math.
  • To increase student attendance.
  • To improve human relations by decreasing by 5% the chronic discipline problems.
  • To have all parents volunteer for 16 hours each school year.
  • To reach out to the family and community through the Family
  • Technology Resource Center and Parenting Center.
    MISSION STATEMENT
    The school, home, and community will work together to encourage students to become respectful, responsible, productive citizens and to develop an appreciation for learning, in an environment that will accommodate all learning styles.
    UNIQUE ASSETS
  • DeKalb’s Elementary School of the Arts
  • Hooper Alexander Assumes Citizenship (STAR) Discipline Program
  • Performing Arts Touring Shows – Dance Company, Shows to Go, DESA Vocal Ensemble, KAST
  • School Wide Title I School
  • Family Technology Resource Center
    AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • 2004-2005 - Distinguished School
  • 2004-2005 - 1st Place Black History Quiz Bowl
  • 2004-2005 - National Beta Club Convention Winner



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