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Student Discipline

The Student Discipline Prevention and Intervention Department (SDPI) provides advice, resources and advocacy to ensure that our ever growing school district has a unified focus in providing a safe, nurturing and well-disciplined environment for all of our students and employees. SDPI supports school staff and administrators to build capacity and restoratively improve school climate and culture through positive behavior interventions and supports and fair discipline processes and procedures. 

Our Vision:

Is that all discipline processes, procedures and resources will promote student self-discipline and academic achievement.

Our Mission:

To advocate and impose discipline in a manner that promotes self-discipline so that all students, specifically students with discipline issues, will be educated to be responsible, productive citizens.

 We Believe In:

  • Proactive Discipline (prevention and intervention)

  • Positive School Climate

  • Appropriate Consequences (not punishment)

  • Excellence

  • Trust and Honest Communication

  • Common Understanding

  • Personal Responsibility

  • Commitment

  • Measured Results

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Stakeholder Partnership/Participation

  • Transparency and Accountability

 Value Statements:

  • The ultimate goal of discipline is self-discipline

  • Violations of the Student Code of Conduct require imposition of appropriate consequences

  • School attendance is imperative for high student achievement

  • Like academics, positive behavior is taught and modeled

  • All students can learn

Contact Us


Director of Student Discipline

Dr. Eric Carlyle

(470) 254-0417

Administrative Center

6201 Powers Ferry Road NW

Atlanta, GA 30339

Fax:  (470) 254-5629



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