Voted BEST Private School in Lithonia 2019, Philmore Academy is a STE(A)M private school that allows students to have a safe place to learn with small class sizes and industry professional exposure to science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Founded by Sherrie Raymore, the school is a solution to many problems and concerns she experienced as an educator (bullying, large class sizes, teacher shortage, etc). Philmore Academy was founded in 2016 as a small STEAM focused after school program. The school is in its 3rd year and is growing as parents see the promise in Principal Raymore's mission and vision. She is trying to do so much for the students but with that comes many needs. She has an excellent teaching staff, but is in need of funds to support school expansion in the areas of staff, furniture, STEM lab equipment, after school programs, breakfast and lunch, and many other operational necessities.
Philmore Academy has brought a unique opportunity to the Stone Mountain/Lithonia area. It serves kids from all backgrounds Pre-K through 12. It offers exposure to traditional courses as well as STEM Research, Dance, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Band, Digital Media, Robotics, and much more
Philmore Academy is seeking funding to continue the vision of Ms. Raymore and her team. Funds will go directly to helping students and operational expenses. Funding will allow for staff additions, student tuition sponsorship, and program needs. The school has a strong family presence and committee to ensure appropriate use of funds.
The school has approximately 80 students and 8 educators on staff. With 16000 Sq ft, the school has the room, motivation, and potentail to be a major STEAM educational facility in Georgia.
- Please consider a donation. No gift is too small. The Philmore Academy Eagles thank you in advance for your generosity!