Top 10 Best Columbia County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 27,547 students in Columbia County, GA. Columbia County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Columbia County, GA are River Ridge Elementary School, Stevens Creek Elementary School and Greenbrier Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Columbia County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Columbia County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Best Columbia County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
River Ridge Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4109 Mullikin Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 447-1016
Grades: PK-5
| 723 students
Rank: #22.
Stevens Creek Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3780 Evans To Locks Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 868-3705
Grades: PK-5
| 842 students
Rank: #33.
Greenbrier Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5116 Riverwood Pkwy
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6060
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #44.
Parkway Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2660 William Few Parkway
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-2346
Grades: K-5
| 541 students
Rank: #55.
Riverside Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4431 Hardy Mcmanus Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-3736
Grades: PK-5
| 692 students
Rank: #66.
North Columbia Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2874 Ray Owens Rd
Appling, GA 30802
(706) 541-1158
Grades: PK-5
| 343 students
Rank: #77.
Greenbrier Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5120 Riverwood Pkwy
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6080
Grades: 6-8
| 657 students
Rank: #88.
Lewiston Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5426 Hereford Farm Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6064
Grades: PK-5
| 693 students
Rank: #99.
Stallings Island Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3830 Blackstone Camp Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 447-2106
Grades: 6-8
| 693 students
Rank: #1010.
Evans Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
618 Gibbs Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-1202
Grades: PK-5
| 700 students
Rank: #1111.
Greenbrier High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5114 Riverwood Pkwy
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,696 students
Rank: #1212.
Riverside Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1095 Furys Ferry Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-3712
Grades: 6-8
| 707 students
Rank: #1313.
Lakeside High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
533 Blue Ridge Dr
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-0027
Grades: 9-12
| 1,818 students
Rank: #1414.
Baker Place Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2011 Hero Way
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 447-2115
Grades: PK-5
| 905 students
Rank: #1515.
Westmont Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4558 Oakley Pirkle Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 863-0992
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #1616.
Blue Ridge Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
550 Blue Ridge Dr
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-0894
Grades: PK-5
| 586 students
Rank: #1717.
Martinez Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
213 Flowing Wells Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 863-8308
Grades: PK-5
| 762 students
Rank: #1818.
Evans High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4550 Cox Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-1198
Grades: 9-12
| 1,815 students
Rank: #1919.
Cedar Ridge Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Trudeau Trl
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 447-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 1,208 students
Rank: #2020.
Sail Charter Academy - School For Arts-infused Learning
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4575 Blanchard Woods Drive
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 504-2684
Grades: K-6
| 430 students
Rank: #2121.
South Columbia Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
325 Mccormick Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 863-3220
Grades: PK-5
| 536 students
Rank: #2222.
Evans Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4785 Hereford Farm Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-3689
Grades: 6-8
| 1,027 students
Rank: #2323.
Euchee Creek Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
795 Louisville Rd
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 556-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 612 students
Rank: #2424.
Brookwood Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
455 S Old Belair Rd
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 855-7538
Grades: PK-5
| 618 students
Rank: #2525.
Columbia Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2013 Raider Way
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 541-1252
Grades: 6-8
| 950 students
Rank: #2626.
Grovetown High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2010 Warrior Way
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 447-2102
Grades: 9-12
| 1,930 students
Rank: #2727.
North Harlem Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
525 Fairview Dr
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-5995
Grades: PK-5
| 672 students
Rank: #2828.
Grovetown Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Ford Ave
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 863-0800
Grades: PK-5
| 841 students
Rank: #2929.
Harlem Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
424 Hawes Branch Parkway
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-5990
Grades: 6-8
| 792 students
Rank: #3030.
Lakeside Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
527 Blue Ridge Dr
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 855-6900
Grades: 6-8
| 635 students
Rank: #3131.
Harlem High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Appling Harlem Rd
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-5980
Grades: 9-12
| 955 students
Rank: #3232.
Grovetown Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5463 Harlem Grovetown Rd
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 855-2514
Grades: 6-8
| 894 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Columbia County, GA

Columbia County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
325 North Belair Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-8724
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students
112 Ford Ave
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 868-5715
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
6000 Columbia Road
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 737-7272
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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