Top 10 Best Clayton County Public Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 25 public preschools serving 14,722 students in Clayton County, GA.
The top ranked public preschools in Clayton County, GA are Arnold Elementary School, Lake City Elementary School and Oliver Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Clayton County, GA public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Georgia public pre school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 17% (versus the 39% statewide average). Pre schools in Clayton County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public preschool average of 64% (majority Black).

Best Public Preschools in Clayton County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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
Rank: #2020.
Suder Elementary School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Lake Jodeco Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 473-2820
Grades: PK-5
| 583 students
Rank: #2121.
Pointe South Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8482 Thomas Rd
Riverdale, GA 30274
(770) 473-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #2222.
Harper Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
93 Valley Hill Rd Sw
Riverdale, GA 30274
(678) 479-2654
Grades: PK-5
| 735 students
Rank: #2323.
Huie Elementary School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1260 Rockcut Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 362-3825
Grades: PK-5
| 683 students
Rank: #2424.
Lee Street Elementary School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 8%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
178 Lee St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 473-2815
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mount Zion Primary
2920 Mount Zion Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 473-2700
Grades: PK-2
| 523 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Clayton County, GA

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 preschools in Clayton County, GA?
The top ranked public preschools in Clayton County, GA include Arnold Elementary School, Lake City Elementary School and Oliver Elementary School.
How many public preschools are located in Clayton County, GA?
25 public preschools are located in Clayton County, GA.
What is the racial composition of students in Clayton County, GA?
Clayton County, GA public preschools minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public preschools average of 64% (majority Black).

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