Making a difference through innovation and collaboration, the newly recognized IB world school, Fickett Elementary, is in the heart of the Ben Hill community in Southwest Atlanta. Through hard work and buy-in by the students, staff, and the community, Fickett has earned a reputation for academic excellence by providing quality instruction through innovative teaching methods. Highly skilled staff intentionally provide a warm, welcoming student-friendly environment to serve the needs of the student population. We treasure our community because strength is rooted in the beauty of diversity, the wisdom of a shared vision, and the uncompromising love of children.
Fickett prides itself on being student centered, data-driven, and policy-bound. Fickett Elementary is dedicated to helping all students master, to the best of their abilities, the knowledge, skill and competencies established by Georgia State educational standards and the International Baccalaureate Framework. Innovation leads the way with proven strategies and systems that promote curiosity and excitement to learn. The school has high expectations of its students and carefully utilizes its resources to assure that every student will learn. We devote our time to ensuring academic success. Fearless! Focused! And Forward Thinking! We are Fickett!