Chesnut's Charter Rewrite Committee to Pursue Charter Renewal

chesnutlogoAfter collecting community feedback at two well-attended forums at the Spring Fling and DNDC Clubhouse, Chesnut's PTC - including administration, faculty and parent representatives - has agreed to move forward in submitting for Chesnut's charter renewal. For any stakeholders who were unable to attend, please see the presentation here.

Whether to suggest issues that you'd like the charter to address, or to join the CRC (Charter Rewrite Committee), please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Kindergarten Round Up - Thursday May 7th

kindergarten-roundupWill your child be attending Chesnut next year as a kindergarten student?  If so, please bring your child to Chesnut’s Kindergarten Round Up on Thursday May 7th for a chance to meet the teachers and experience Chesnut for the first time.  There will be a panel discussion with current parents, ready to talk about the school and the kindergarten experience, as well as answer questions.  The kids will love it, and parents will receive important information about the school.  Sign in is at 8:15am and the program will begin promptly at 8:30am, lasting until 10am.   RSVP to Mr. Long Tran at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Want to know what's going on BEFORE your child enrolls?  Sign up for weekly e-news here, and visit us on Facebook at “Friends of Chesnut.”


Chesnut's Math Garden Installed!

Thank you to the families who came out to the March Clean and Beautiful, especially to C&B Chair Andrew Hirst -- they made our School Master Gardeners' math garden design a reality! For pictures and details, check out this Chesnut Changers blog posting.WP 20150328 009


Pre-K Lottery 2015

luvskool1The county-wide Pre-K lottery for the 2015-16 school year will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015 between 8:30 am and 1:00 pm. In order to participate in the lottery, parents may only register at the school that serves their legal address and should bring:

  • original certified birth certificate - children must turn 4 years old on or before September 1 to be age-eligible for the program
  • proof of residency (electric, gas or water bill, apartment lease or house contract)
  • child's Social Security Number
  • photo identification

No applications will be accepted before 8:30 AM or after 1:00 PM. All children not chosen will be placed in a waiting pool until spaces become available. Schools continue to accept applications for the waiting pool after the lottery utilization, if and when space becomes available in the class.

Click HERE to read all applicable information about the Pre-K lottery process.


New Free Reading Resource: Find Your Child's Perfect Reads

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Did you know that you can use your child's Lexile score to grow his/her love of reading? Whether you have a reluctant reader that needs engaging, or a star reader that needs a challenge, this resource can help you create the perfect reading list for your student.

Read more: New Free Reading Resource: Find Your Child's Perfect Reads


2014-15 Registration Packet

School Volunteer Training
(watch this video)

Training Certificate
(print, turn in to Chesnut)


 Contact Us
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 Friends of Chesnut 501c3


2014-15 Spirit Night Partners









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Chesnut Charter Elementary School

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Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
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