Top 10 Best Clayton County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 44 public elementary schools serving 29,046 students in Clayton County, GA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Clayton County, GA are Elite Scholars School, Kay R Pace Elementary School Of The Arts and Arnold Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Clayton County, GA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Georgia public elementary school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 39% statewide average). Elementary schools in Clayton County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public elementary school average of 64% (majority Black).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Clayton County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Elite Scholars School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7923 Fielder Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 472-2823
Grades: 6-12
| 684 students
Rank: #22.
Kay R Pace Elementary School Of The Arts
(Math: 35% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1821 Walt Stephens Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(678) 479-0101
Grades: K-5
| 491 students
Rank: #33.
Arnold Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
216 Stockbridge Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 473-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
Rank: #44.
M. D. Roberts Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1905 Walt Stephens Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(678) 479-0100
Grades: 6-8
| 877 students
Rank: #55.
Lake City Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5354 Phillips Dr
Morrow, GA 30260
(404) 362-3855
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Rank: #66.
Dubois Integrity Academy
Charter School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6479 Church St
Riverdale, GA 30274
(770) 629-1534
Grades: K-6
| 1,183 students
Rank: #77.
Oliver Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1725 Cheryl Leigh Dr
Riverdale, GA 30296
(770) 994-4010
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #88.
Babb Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5500 Reynolds Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 362-3880
Grades: 6-8
| 904 students
Rank: #99.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5885 Maddox Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
(404) 675-8019
Grades: PK-5
| 795 students
Rank: #1010.
Haynie Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1169 Morrow Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
(770) 968-2905
Grades: PK-5
| 791 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Swint Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Highway 138 W
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(770) 473-2780
Grades: PK-5
| 583 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Unidos Dual Language School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4475 Hendrix Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 361-3494
Grades: PK-5
| 418 students
Rank: #1313.
William M. Mcgarrah Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Lake Harbin Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
(770) 968-2910
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students
Rank: #1414.
Morrow Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5934 Trammell Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
(770) 473-2700
Grades: 6-8
| 885 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Kendrick Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7971 Kendrick Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(770) 472-8400
Grades: 6-8
| 743 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Rex Mill Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6380 Evans Dr
Rex, GA 30273
(770) 960-6559
Grades: 6-8
| 1,064 students
Rank: #1717.
Lake Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7900 Lake Ridge Cir
Riverdale, GA 30296
(770) 907-5170
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #1818.
Brown Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9771 Poston Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(770) 473-2785
Grades: K-5
| 661 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Kilpatrick Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7534 Tara Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 473-2790
Grades: PK-5
| 616 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Morrow Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6115 Reynolds Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
(770) 968-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #2121.
Mundys Mill Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1251 Mundys Mill Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(770) 473-2880
Grades: 6-8
| 732 students
Rank: #2222.
7 Pillars Career Academy
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4234 Hendrix Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
(770) 954-5306
Grades: 6-8
| 127 students
Rank: #2323.
Riverdale Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6253 Garden Walk Blvd
Riverdale, GA 30274
(770) 994-4015
Grades: PK-5
| 658 students
Rank: #2424.
James Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7711 Mount Zion Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(678) 610-4401
Grades: PK-5
| 570 students
Rank: #2525.
Tara Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
937 Mount Zion Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
(770) 968-2915
Grades: PK-5
| 581 students
Rank: #2626.
Roberta T. Smith Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6340 Highway 42
Rex, GA 30273
(770) 960-5750
Grades: K-5
| 826 students
Rank: #2727.
Sequoyah Middle School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
95 Valley Hill Rd Sw
Riverdale, GA 30274
(770) 515-7524
Grades: 6-8
| 866 students
Rank: #2828.
Anderson Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4199 Old Rock Cut Rd
Conley, GA 30288
(404) 362-3820
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #2929.
Riverdale Middle School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Roberts Dr
Riverdale, GA 30274
(770) 994-4045
Grades: 6-8
| 693 students
Rank: #3030.
Edmonds Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4495 Simpson Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 362-3830
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #3131.
Church Street Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7013 Church St
Riverdale, GA 30274
(770) 994-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Adamson Middle School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3187 Rex Rd
Rex, GA 30273
(770) 968-2925
Grades: 6-8
| 593 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Pointe South Middle School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8495 Thomas Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(770) 473-2890
Grades: 6-8
| 811 students
Rank: #3434.
Callaway Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Oriole Dr
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(678) 479-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 727 students
Rank: #3535.
Fountain Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5215 West St
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 362-3875
Grades: PK-5
| 517 students
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Clayton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1098 5th Ave
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 473-2865
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
137 Spring St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 515-7601
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Flint River School (Closed 2011)
Special Education School
9540 Tara Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 472-8473
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4475 Hendrix Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 362-3835
Grades: 5
| 27 students
8009 Carlton Rd
Riverdale, GA 30296
(770) 909-6697
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
5277 Ash Street
Forest Park, GA 30050
(404) 362-2000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5277 Ash St
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 362-2000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Worktec (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
221 Stockbridge Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 473-2840
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Clayton County, GA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Clayton County, GA include Elite Scholars School, Kay R Pace Elementary School Of The Arts and Arnold Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Clayton County, GA?
44 public elementary schools are located in Clayton County, GA.
What is the racial composition of students in Clayton County, GA?
Clayton County, GA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public elementary schools average of 64% (majority Black).

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