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About Robert Shaw Elementary
The Robert Shaw Traditional Theme School offers students a comprehensive, interdisciplinary educational program in a highly structured setting. Students are active participants in challenging learning experiences. Emphasis is placed on high academic standards and a strict code of conduct. Parental involvement is a major component of the program.
Our Mission
The mission of Robert Shaw Traditional Theme School is to provide an environment where caring people, technology, academics, and physical education, along with health, environmental preservation, appreciation and the arts all connect to enable students to become thinking, productive, and responsible citizens in an ever-changing world. This mission will be accomplished by providing challenging instructional, prescriptive programs characterized by innovative teaching, flexible grouping, active learning, awareness of individual student needs, community involvement and support, and contractual parental involvement.
About Mr. Robert Shaw
About Mr. Robert ShawOur school was named in honor of the late Mr. Robert Shaw, a devoted and outstanding citizen of the Scottdale Community. He made several contributions to the community and for the cause of education. One of his major contributions, was the giving of the land upon which the school now stands. He gave dynamic leadership to the community and wanted to see all of the people well educated. Mr. Robert Shaw also encouraged all citizens to register to vote. When the current school facility was completed in 1955 his name was selected unanimously by the people of the Scottdale Community. They requested that the DeKalb County Board of Education name the school Robert Shaw.
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