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This charter school with the Fulton County School system isn't the first to use a former grocery store location within one of Alpharetta's older shopping centers. Extensive interior renovations and modifications have turned the site into a school with higher than usual ceilings in all the common areas. The large tinted storefront windows and brickwork give the entrance and library a warm appearance. The school uses Wills Park - which is directly behind the school - for students' gym classes and some extracurriclar activities. The non-profit charter school's name sums up its philosophy, as the concept of the Arabic word Amana means "stewardship, integrity, confidence and commitment," according to the school's <a href="http://www.amanaacademy.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=89027&type=d&termREC_ID=&pREC_ID=168474">Web site</a>.
285 S Main St, Alpharetta, GA 30009
- Fax: 770-992-7270
- Accessibility Details: There is designated handicapped parking.
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:45am - 3:15pm; Sat, Sun, closed
- Hours: Winter Tours: Open for walk-in tours the first 3 weekends in December: Saturdays, 12-4:30 p.m. & Sundays, 2-4:30 p.m. (Tours take about 1 hour with the last tour starting at 4:00 p.m.) The Museum is also open by appointment for groups of 10 or more.