Welcome to ATS – Alpharetta Tamil School. ATS is a language teaching school to teach Tamil language and to promote Tamil culture. ATS is following International Tamil Academy(ITA) syllabus.
The school is accredited by “Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC)“.
Graduating students can earn one high school credit at any high school in Forsyth County.
To teach the Tamil language and to promote Tamil culture.
To provide Tamil education in a very professional setting and in a positive environment. In addition to teaching the Tamil language, our mission is to provide opportunities to learn and participate in events related to the rich Tamil culture and arts.
At Alpharetta Tamil School, we welcome everyone. The school does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
ATS was started as a Chinmaya mission of Alpharetta’s Language enrichment program in 2002. Ms.Sundari Kumar and Ms.Radhika Valmiki coordinated with Balvihar and started the Tamil language class as one of Balvihar’s enrichment program at Kids R Kids in year 2002-2003. There were only 5 kids when they started this program. Ms.Narmadha Jegannathan and Thiru. Govind Kuppusamy joined this program little later and helped to enrich this program.
This program was using both Singapore and Tamil Nadu syllabus till 2008 academic year. In year 2009, we started following the syllabus of International Tamil Academy.
To Ensure that our Tamil language and Tamil culture pass on to successive generations,
ATS celebrates the following festivals.