The Marietta Charter School, also known as Imagine Marietta, became Marietta City School's first start-up charter…More school in August 2006, serving about 210 city students from kindergarten through the fifth grade.
As a charter school, the Marietta Charter School is a community partnership with the mission of enabling students to become critical thinkers, well-rounded individuals and caring world citizens through a rigorous course of study in a nurturing environment.
The school is part of Imagine Schools, founded by Dennis and Eileen Bakke. This teacher-driven organization operates 52 schools with 25,000 students in 11 states and the District of Columbia. This school site also serves as a regional office for all four Georgia-based Imagine schools. The other three are located in Smyrna, Mableton and Atlanta.
Christy Tureta serves as the principal of Imagine Marietta.