Top 10 Best Chatham County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 58 public schools serving 37,576 students in Chatham County, GA. Chatham County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Chatham County, GA are Savannah Arts Academy, The Stem Academy At Bartlett and Tybee Island Maritime Academy School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Chatham County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Chatham County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Chatham County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Savannah Arts Academy Math: 61% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    500 Washington Ave
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5000

    Grades: 9-12 | 913 students
  • Rank: #22.
    The Stem Academy At Bartlett Math: 60% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    207 Montgomery Xrd
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-3500

    Grades: 6-8 | 703 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Tybee Island Maritime Academy School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    714 Lovell Ave
    Tybee Island, GA 31328
    (912) 395-4060

    Grades: K-5 | 279 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Jacob G. Smith Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    210 Lamara Dr
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-6530

    Grades: PK-5 | 505 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Howard Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    115 Wilmington Island Rd
    Savannah, GA 31410
    (912) 395-3925

    Grades: PK-5 | 639 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    649 W Jones St
    Savannah, GA 31401
    (912) 395-5975

    Grades: PK-8 | 768 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Savannah Early College High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    400 Pennsylvania Ave
    Savannah, GA 31404
    (912) 395-2535

    Grades: 9-12 | 225 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Marshpoint Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    135 Whitemarsh Island Rd
    Savannah, GA 31410
    (912) 395-4000

    Grades: PK-5 | 845 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Heard Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    414 Lee Blvd
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-6630

    Grades: PK-5 | 639 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Woodville-tompkins Technical And Career High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    151 Coach Joe Turner St
    Savannah, GA 31408
    (912) 395-6750

    Grades: 9-12 | 640 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Coastal Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4595 Us Highway 80 E
    Savannah, GA 31410
    (912) 395-3950

    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Godley Station School Math: 41% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2135 Benton Blvd
    Pooler, GA 31322
    (912) 395-6000

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,602 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Islands High School Math: 31% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    170 Whitemarsh Island Rd
    Savannah, GA 31410
    (912) 395-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,019 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Ellis Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    220 E 49th St
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5470

    Grades: PK-8 | 521 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    West Chatham Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    820 Pine Barren Rd
    Pooler, GA 31322
    (912) 395-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 850 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Oglethorpe Charter School Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7202 Central Ave
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-5075

    Grades: 6-8 | 599 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Hesse School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9116 Whitefield Ave
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-6440

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,300 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Garden City Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4037 Kessler Ave
    Savannah, GA 31408
    (912) 395-6820

    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Pulaski Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 Tibet Ave
    Savannah, GA 31419
    (912) 395-6466

    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Bloomingdale Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 E Main St
    Bloomingdale, GA 31302
    (912) 395-3680

    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Pooler Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    308 Holly Ave
    Pooler, GA 31322
    (912) 395-3625

    Grades: PK-5 | 466 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Georgetown School Math: 35% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1516 King George Blvd
    Savannah, GA 31419
    (912) 395-3475

    Grades: PK-8 | 733 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Savannah Classical Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    705 E Anderson St
    Savannah, GA 31401
    (912) 395-4040

    Grades: K-8 | 388 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Gould Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4910 Pineland Dr
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5400

    Grades: PK-5 | 804 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    White Bluff Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9902 White Bluff Rd
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-3325

    Grades: PK-5 | 660 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    New Hampstead High School Math: 17% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2451 Little Neck Rd
    Bloomingdale, GA 31302
    (912) 395-6789

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,232 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Southwest Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6020 Ogeechee Rd
    Savannah, GA 31419
    (912) 395-3301

    Grades: PK-5 | 774 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Susie King Taylor Community School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1709 Bull St
    Savannah, GA 31401
    (912) 289-7320

    Grades: K-4 | 172 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Jenkins High School Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1800 E De Renne Ave
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-6300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,059 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    West Chatham Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    800 Pine Barren Rd
    Pooler, GA 31322
    (912) 395-3650

    Grades: 6-8 | 833 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Largo-tibet Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    430 Tibet Ave
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-3450

    Grades: PK-5 | 666 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Windsor Forest Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    414 Briarcliff Cir
    Savannah, GA 31419
    (912) 395-3353

    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Isle Of Hope School Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Parkersburg Rd
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-6555

    Grades: PK-8 | 817 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 Burkhalter Rd
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 238-1973

    Grades: PK-5 | 317 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Rice Creek School Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Mulberry Ave
    Port Wentworth, GA 31407
    (912) 395-4100

    Grades: 2-8 | 894 students
  • Show 23 more public schools in Chatham County, GA (out of 58 total schools)
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