Top 10 Best Chatham County Public Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 29 public preschools serving 16,730 students in Chatham County, GA.
The top ranked public preschools in Chatham County, GA are May Howard Elementary School, Jacob G. Smith Elementary School and Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Chatham County, GA public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Georgia public pre school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 39% statewide average). Pre schools in Chatham County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public preschool average of 64% (majority Black).

Best Public Preschools in Chatham County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
May Howard Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
115 Wilmington Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 395-3925
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #22.
Jacob G. Smith Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
210 Lamara Dr
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-6530
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #33.
Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts
(Math: 50% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
649 W Jones St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5975
Grades: PK-8
| 775 students
Rank: #44.
Marshpoint Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
135 Whitemarsh Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 395-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 658 students
Rank: #55.
Ellis Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
220 E 49th St
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-5470
Grades: PK-8
| 425 students
Rank: #66.
Pooler Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
308 Holly Ave
Pooler, GA 31322
(912) 395-3625
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #77.
Pulaski Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Tibet Ave
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 395-6466
Grades: PK-5
| 586 students
Rank: #88.
Heard Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
414 Lee Blvd
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 637 students
Rank: #99.
Godley Station School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2135 Benton Blvd
Port Wentworth, GA 31407
(912) 395-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 1,025 students
Rank: #1010.
New Hampstead K-8 School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Highgate Blvd
Bloomingdale, GA 31302
(912) 395-6789
Grades: PK-8
| 732 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Bloomingdale Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 E Main St
Bloomingdale, GA 31302
(912) 395-3680
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Garden City Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4037 Kessler Ave
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 395-6820
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1313.
Hesse School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9116 Whitefield Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-6440
Grades: PK-8
| 1,018 students
Rank: #1414.
Windsor Forest Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
414 Briarcliff Cir
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 395-3353
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #1515.
Southwest Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6020 Ogeechee Rd
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 395-3301
Grades: PK-5
| 710 students
Rank: #1616.
West Chatham Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
820 Pine Barren Rd
Pooler, GA 31322
(912) 395-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 785 students
Rank: #1717.
Georgetown School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1516 King George Blvd
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 395-3475
Grades: PK-8
| 579 students
Rank: #1818.
Hodge Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
975 Clinch Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
Rank: #1919.
Isle Of Hope School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Parkersburg Rd
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-6555
Grades: PK-8
| 629 students
Rank: #2020.
White Bluff Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9402 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-3325
Grades: PK-5
| 588 students
Rank: #2121.
Port Wentworth Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 22% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
507 S Coastal Hwy
Port Wentworth, GA 31407
(912) 395-6742
Grades: PK-2
| 545 students
Rank: #2222.
Gould Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4910 Pineland Dr
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 772 students
Rank: #2323.
School Of Humanities At Juliette Gordon Low
(Math: 15% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Blue Ridge Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 395-6380
Grades: PK-11
| 638 students
Rank: #2424.
Gadsden Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
919 May St
Savannah, GA 31415
(912) 395-5940
Grades: PK-5
| 463 students
Rank: #2525.
Largo-tibet Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
430 Tibet Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-3450
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #2626.
Butler Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1909 Cynthia St
Savannah, GA 31415
(912) 395-2525
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #2727.
Haven Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5111 Dillon Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-6501
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #2828.
Otis J Brock Iii Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1804 Stratford St
Savannah, GA 31415
(912) 395-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 475 students
400 E Broad St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5500
Grades: PK-1
| 339 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Chatham County, GA

Chatham County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3609 Hopkins Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 201-5527
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
402 Market St
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 965-6851
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
9520 Ferguson Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 351-2040
Grades: 12
| n/a students
1149 Cornell Avenue
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 303-1980
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2001 Cynthia Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 651-7386
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2001 Cynthia St
Savannah, GA 31415
(912) 201-5440
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
400 E Broad St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5500
Grades: PK-8
| 567 students
1009 Clinch Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 201-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 904 students
400 E Broad St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4595 Us Hwy 80 East
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 898-3900
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
15 Blue Ridge Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 395-6380
Grades: PK-11
| 503 students
711 Sandtown Road
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 898-4023
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1108 East Anderson Street
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 201-5972
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
151 Coach Joe Turner St
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 695-6750
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 443-5777
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 201-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,172 students
100 Wheathill Rd
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 965-2520
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Tapp Program (Closed 2008)
Alternative School
101 Wheathill Road
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 963-7030
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3313 Louis St
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 395-6655
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
50 Market Street
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 965-6750
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2 Laura Street
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 201-7550
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
151 Coach Joe Turner Dr
Savannah, GA 31411
(912) 965-6750
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
151 Coach Joe Turner St
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 965-6750
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public preschools in Chatham County, GA?
The top ranked public preschools in Chatham County, GA include May Howard Elementary School, Jacob G. Smith Elementary School and Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts.
How many public preschools are located in Chatham County, GA?
29 public preschools are located in Chatham County, GA.
What is the racial composition of students in Chatham County, GA?
Chatham County, GA public preschools minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public preschools average of 64% (majority Black).

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