This school has over fifty years of consistent operation in the Stone Mountain, Georgia, vicinity since its original concept and opening in 1961. The school first operated under the name of DeKalb County Beauty College at 6254 Memorial Drive.
The school was then sold in 1994 and the owners changed the name from DeKalb County Beauty College to LaCarm Education, Inc.
In 1998, the school was acquired by the present day owners, and the school became known as Pro Way Hair School. The school operated at 6254 Memorial Drive location from 1998 until 2005. In early 2005, construction commenced on a new facility at 5684 Memorial Drive, and the school expanded its curriculum to teach and train not only cosmetology, but also barbering, the new facility was completed in Oct. 2005, at which time the school was relocated to the current address. In 2011, an additional building was purchased and an extension location was opened at 3860 Rockbridge Road.
The original “Pro Way Hair School” opened in 1987 in Memphis, TN. In 1989, present day owners of the Pro Way Hair School, Stone Mountain, GA, purchased the school and opened and operated two schools under the name of “Pro Way Hair School” in both Memphis, TN and in Newnan, GA.
School Mission Statement
Pro Way Hair School recognizes that every student who enrolls does so with the goal of achieving training which will enable the individual to prepare for their career enhancement. Pro Way Hair School is dedicated therefore to assist each student in reaching his or her job oriented goals.
In discharging its responsibility to each student, Pro Way Hair School offers training which adequately provides the knowledge and skills needed for entry level employment.
Pro Way Hair School is committed to bringing together an appropriate staff and curricula, physical facilities and instructional equipment, and all other components needed to implement and to maintain a satisfactory level of achievement of its philosophy and purpose.
Inherent also in the philosophy of Pro Way Hair School is the recognition by the Pro Way Hair School that each student deserves an equal opportunity to gain entry level skills, become a taxpayer and become a productive citizen of his or her community.