The townhomes that make Brookhaven an easy choice, for those who seek the convenience of city living without foregoing the relaxed approach of the suburbs, come with some easy access to excellent schools that should further assure those with families, or even with family plans.

Gracious homes and strong schools have long been an attraction to Brookhaven, as reflected in the span of architecture we enjoy here, ranging from century-old summer cottages, through Craftsman style bungalows, to mid-century ranch-style homes, and to a thoughtfully designed generation of modern townhomes. Educational opportunities reflect the longstanding support to which these homes testify. The presence here of Oglethorpe University and Georgia State University bring with them the standards their own faculty families demand.

To Start at the Beginning

For grades K through 12, John Robert Lewis Elementary School is right in the neighborhood. With a faculty-to-student ratio of 11 to 1, John R. Lewis puts college attendance, careers, and contributions to the global community right in their vision statement.

Montgomery Elementary School is just north of us, less than a ten-minute drive from Brookhaven. Serving students from preschool to 5th Grade from its home on Ashford-Dunwoody Road, Montgomery rates four out of five stars in the SchoolDigger scale, and in the 90th percentile of all Georgia elementary schools. It is known for its strong base of community support.

The DeKalb PATH Academy is a public charter school serving grades 5 through 8, situated between Town Brookhaven and Oglethorpe University. Measurements of student progress according to are strong and promising. The PATH Academy is a Gallup Strengths school, where faculty are trained in a systematic process for identifying and further developing the strengths of each student. Woodward Elementary and Montclair Elementary Schools expand the options with locations nearby.

Progressing Through Strength

The Kittredge Magnet School offers students identified as high achievers an opportunity to be challenged in a nurturing, dynamic, safe, and creative environment. The goal is to make each student a lifetime learner through the love of knowledge and also of the processes with which we acquire it. The collaborative efforts of school, parents, and DeKalb County have resulted here in a core academic curriculum that encompasses instrumental or choral music, and technology, as well as math, science, social studies, and the language arts.

Gifted instruction is provided within the classroom, thanks to techniques of differentiated instruction and problem-solving. Maintaining continual awareness of each student’s learning style, cooperative learning and student-directed projects are part of the program.

Cross Keys High School, on Druid Hills Road minutes south of Brookhaven, is an option chosen by many for its near-to-home location.

Schools are certainly a priority for the generation of families now choosing Brookhaven to make their homes. For more information on how to own at Skyland Brookhaven, visit or contact us at 678.515.3927.