Top 10 Best Georgia Public Schools (2024)

Georgia is the #15 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,744,208 students across the 2,315 public schools for the 2024 school year (there are 881 private schools, serving 158,371 students). 92% of all K-12 students in Georgia are educated in public schools (compared to national average of 90%).
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Georgia is 35%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 39%.
Minority enrollment is 63% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(GA) School Average
Asian
5%
Hispanic
18%
Black
36%
White
37%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Georgia (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Britt David Elementary Computer Magnet Academy
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
5801 Armour Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 748-2617
Rank: #22.
Daves Creek Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
3740 Melody Mizer Ln
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 888-1222
Rank: #33.
Kittredge Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-6
2383 N Druid Hills Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 874-6602
Rank: #44.
Gwinnett School Of Mathematics- Science And Technology
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
970 Mcelvaney Ln
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
(678) 518-6700
Rank: #55.
Big Creek Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1994 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 887-4584
Rank: #66.
Elite Scholars School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
7923 Fielder Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 472-2823
Rank: #77.
Johns Creek Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
6205 Old Atlanta Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(678) 965-5041
Rank: #88.
Simpson Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
4525 E Jones Bridge Rd
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
(770) 417-2400
Rank: #99.
Fairyland Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1306 Lula Lake Rd
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
(706) 820-1171
Rank: #1010.
Level Creek Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
4488 Tench Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
(770) 904-7950

Best Georgia Public Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
4
2,119
42%
6
3,635
24%
18
15,701
47%
22
17,670
36%
42
24,783
82%
6
2,114
68%
10
10,078
36%
16
11,181
52%
5
4,098
70%
5
3,519
44%
12
9,298
41%
32
22,406
43%
11
8,178
14%
61
35,940
79%
39
43,490
37%
22
15,014
73%
2
201
100%
53
41,702
98%
3
1,254
47%
130
119,468
67%
12
7,569
55%
13
8,997
61%
34
30,741
47%
5
3,876
49%
31
23,800
44%
6
3,700
69%
4
2,025
8%
8
4,621
16%
145
100,299
87%
6
2,890
46%
4
1,126
91%
22
13,049
96%
39
29,628
77%
3
1,709
79%
13
13,585
33%
5
3,030
52%
5
1,833
65%
26
21,028
57%
27
15,624
47%
31
38,382
45%
224
175,462
76%
5
4,130
35%
18
14,285
54%
13
10,593
35%
6
3,982
66%
5
2,545
63%
140
172,810
81%
46
35,499
62%
11
5,700
11%
6
5,009
28%
5
3,623
38%
5
2,052
16%
59
50,957
82%
36
29,524
59%
3
1,617
43%
19
20,667
37%
4
2,364
33%
5
3,995
28%
4
2,773
40%
4
1,737
41%
14
8,766
53%
8
6,310
36%
12
10,418
79%
4
4,099
54%
20
19,563
62%
3
1,155
92%
2
1,296
49%
6
4,368
32%
4
3,380
34%
11
6,874
28%
56
30,620
78%
23
19,477
74%
11
8,082
24%
24
24,407
48%
7
4,473
71%
5
3,566
23%
5
3,498
11%
12
8,481
43%
4
2,968
58%
4
2,247
22%
53
28,901
85%
17
14,062
93%
2
1,262
26%
18
9,540
68%
6
4,194
86%
4
1,268
49%
13
8,579
53%
11
7,623
61%
9
5,401
54%
3
1,024
11%
19
12,139
58%
3
1,156
74%
5
3,007
9%
4
4,049
46%
22
11,588
15%
24
25,876
58%
10
6,036
51%
8
5,101
39%
7
6,308
19%
34
20,652
61%
3
1,199
40%
5
1,325
66%
5
3,081
43%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Georgia?
How many public schools are located in Georgia?
2,315 public schools are located in Georgia.
What percentage of students in Georgia go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Georgia are educated in public schools (compared to national average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Georgia?
Minority enrollment in Georgia is 63% (majority Black)

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