Top 5 Best Gainesville Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public high schools serving 7,536 students in Gainesville, GA.
The top ranked public high schools in Gainesville, GA are Lanier College And Career Academy, East Hall High School and Johnson High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gainesville, GA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 32% statewide average). High schools in Gainesville have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public high schools.
Gainesville, GA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 85%, which is equal to the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is North Hall High School, with 93% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Georgia public high school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Gainesville, GA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lanier College And Career Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2723 Tumbling Creek Rd
Gainesville, GA 30504
(770) 531-2330
Grades: 9-12
| 178 students
Rank: #22.
East Hall High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3534 E Hall Rd
Gainesville, GA 30507
(770) 536-9921
Grades: 9-12
| 1,259 students
Rank: #33.
Johnson High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3305 Poplar Springs Rd
Gainesville, GA 30507
(770) 536-2394
Grades: 9-12
| 1,340 students
Rank: #44.
North Hall High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4885 Mount Vernon Rd
Gainesville, GA 30506
(770) 983-7331
Grades: 9-12
| 1,138 students
Rank: #55.
Chestatee High School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3005 Sardis Rd
Gainesville, GA 30506
(770) 532-1162
Grades: 9-12
| 1,266 students
Rank: #66.
The Foundry
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2723 Tumbling Creek Rd
Gainesville, GA 30504
(770) 531-2330
Grades: 7-12
| 48 students
Rank: #77.
Gainesville High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
830 Century Pl
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 536-4441
Grades: 9-12
| 2,290 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
450 Crescent Dr
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 535-5457
Grades: 9-11
| 17 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Gainesville, Georgia

Gainesville, Georgia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1040 Elephant Trl
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 287-2021
Grades: 9-12
| 65 students
1300a Athens St
Gainesville, GA 30507
(770) 532-9981
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
852 Century Place
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 287-2044
Grades: PK-5
| 713 students
2029 Calvary Church Road
Gainesville, GA 30505
(770) 536-2057
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
1340 East Enota Avenue
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 532-7711
Grades: PK-5
| 575 students
695 Fair Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 536-5295
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
1145 Mcever Road
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 287-1223
Grades: PK-5
| 690 students
3131 R. W. Johnson Drive
Gainesville, GA 30507
(770) 531-2330
Grades: 9-12
| 138 students
6th St
Gainesville, GA 30504
(770) 534-3939
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
6945 Keith Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30506
(770) 887-2341
Grades: PK-5
| 1,311 students
170 Barn Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 287-1095
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Gainesville, GA?
The top ranked public high schools in Gainesville, GA include Lanier College And Career Academy, East Hall High School and Johnson High School.
How many public high schools are located in Gainesville, GA?
8 public high schools are located in Gainesville, GA.
What is the racial composition of students in Gainesville, GA?
Gainesville, GA public high schools minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Georgia public high schools average of 62% (majority Black).

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