The East Lake Foundation was established in 1995 to transform the East Lake neighborhood and create new opportunities for the families who live here. The results: East Lake is a trend-setting community that has led the nation for over a decade in its holistic vision that unites housing, education, and community wellness in a vibrant, inclusive neighborhood setting.
East Lake includes:
- The Villages of East Lake, a mixed-income apartment community with 542 townhouses, duplexes and garden apartments
- Charles R. Drew Charter School, pre-K to grade 12 and Atlanta Public Schools’ first charter school, is a continually recognized leading educational institution serving more than 1,200 students
- The nine hole, mid-length, public Charlie Yates Golf Course, home to The First Tee® of Metro Atlanta
- The East Lake Family YMCA
- The East Lake Early Learning Academy
- The Sheltering Arms Early Education and Family Center for children from birth to kindergarten