Polk County Public Schools

There are 12 public schools in Polk County, Georgia, serving 8,129 students.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia state average of 56%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Polk County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • CedartownCedartown High School
    167 Frank Lott Dr
    1081 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Cedartown
    Cedartown Middle School
    612 South College St
    901 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Cedartown
    Cherokee Elementary School
    191 Evergreen Ln
    565 students | Gr. PK-5
  • RockmartEastside Elementary School
    425 Prospect Rd
    777 students | Gr. PK-5
  • CedartownHarpst Academy
    Special Education School
    740 Fletcher St
    Special Education School
    54 students | Gr. 4-11
  • Cedartown
    Northside Elementary School
    100 North Philpot St
    508 students | Gr. PK-5
  • RockmartRockmart High School
    990 Cartersville Hwy
    837 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Rockmart
    Rockmart Middle School
    60 Knox Mountain Rd
    772 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Rockmart
    Sara M. Ragsdale Elementary School
    528 Holly Springs Rd
    651 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Rockmart
    Van Wert Elementary School
    370 Atlanta Hwy
    773 students | Gr. PK-5
  • CedartownWestside Elementary School
    51 Frank Lott Dr
    596 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Cedartown
    Youngs Grove Elementary School
    601 Wooten Rd
    614 students | Gr. PK-5

County Statistics

About Polk County County Statistics (GA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 47,471 people 9,431,284 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 11% 21%
Median Household Income $44,802 $40,271
Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
Did You Know?
Polk County, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.23, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.66. The most diverse school district in Polk County is Des Moines Independent Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.