Mission & Philosophy
Cornerstone Schools' mission is to provide an exceptional educational opportunity for every student, by creating an environment that will prepare each student for whatever college and career path he or she may choose. Through a combination of challenging, creative and thoughtful programs each student will become knowledgeable, independent, respectful and resourceful.
Our approach stresses academics, athletics and the arts; mixed with accountability, honesty and ethics, all to provide the nurturing foundation and scholarship from which successful adults can grow. We embrace diversity and differences while sustaining our belief that all students can achieve greatness. Students and faculty come to Cornerstone with varying backgrounds, cultural heritages, and experiences, but all come to learn, to teach and to grow.
Statewide Winner of the STEM Education Award!
Cornerstone Schools Wins Statewide Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Award sponsored by the Technology Association of Georgia
Fall 2014: The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, held its third annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) finals in Savannah, Georgia --- and chose Cornerstone Schools as the Statewide Winner in the Middle School category for the 2014 STEM Education Award! TAG chose Cornerstone as the top STEM middle school out of 170 applicants in 8 different categories. The Technology Association of Georgia recognizes top schools focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education.
Earlier this year, Cornerstone Schools also won the Statewide Ecybermission, sponsored by the United States Army! Cornerstone Schools’ sixth grade won first place in the Ecybermission Georgia competition --- and our eighth grade won second place statewide. Both of Cornerstone’s Ecybermission projects related to the environment, botany, biology, and conservation, with an emphasis on the scientific method.
Cornerstone’s administration would like to thank the Cornerstone faculty for their dedication, creativity, and continued emphasis on making Cornerstone the top STEM middle school in the State of Georgia! And we would also like to thank our students --- whose hard work and long hours have made them champions!