• Student Well-being

    Student Well-Being: Investments & Supports

    When APS students return to school this fall, they will have the necessary supports to strengthen their social and emotional well-being. These supports will also help determine what our students need as they return from more than a year of pandemic disruption. To assist with this effort, Atlanta Public Schools is investing more than $9.1 million in physical and mental health and wellness, including:

    • COVID-19 surveillance testing
    • 8 additional Student Support Specialists
    • Contracted nursing services
    • Universal screener for Behavioral and Mental Health 
    • Employee training for Trauma-Informed Care/Practices 
    • 10 additional psychologists and 25 additional school social workers