Excellence In Education

  • Georgia Department of Education rated Kindezi West Lake in the top 10% Title 1 schools in the state.

  • White House Committee on Education Rated Atlanta Music Project in the Top 50 nationwide After School Music Education Programs for 2016 and 2017.

  • Bank of America 2016 Neighborhood Builders Award Winner – Atlanta Music Project.

The Kindezi Impact

The Milestones test results indicated that the students enrolled in Kindezi for one year outscore their peers at APS and Georgia. However, students enrolled in Kindezi for two or more years outscore their peers new to Kindezi by almost 20 points. This recent school year results are yet to be determined.

Average Overall Milestones Score


Milestones Test

The Milestones Test replaced the CRCT, and is taken by all public school students in Georgia. Students taking the Milestones score into four bands, which describe their subject mastery. Distinguished Learners have exceeded grade level expectations and Proficient Learners have met grade level expectations. Both Developing Learners and Beginning Learners have scored below grade level and are ripe for greater achievement.

Milestones Achievement Levels

Leslie Grant

“Kindezi is a remarkable educational opportunity for students in Atlanta. I am so pleased to have this unique, innovative model available to children in the Old Fourth Ward.”

Leslie Grant, APS School Board District 1 Representative

The Atlanta Music Project

After 1 year in Atlanta Music Project’s Amplify program student participants showed a very large change in engagement compared to non-participants. The overall difference between groups is a statistically substantial 8.2 points.

Engagement Scores by Group

Engagement: Pretest and Posttest Scores by Group
Kwanza Hall

“The Atlanta Music Project is hitting all the right notes in our city. They use an innovative approach to music education to uplift children, families and communities that deserve it the most. AMP is one Atlanta non-profit organization to watch.”

Kwanza Hall, Atlanta City Council

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