Top 10 Best Lowndes County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 19,563 students in Lowndes County, GA (there are 12 private schools, serving 2,187 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Lowndes County, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Lowndes County, GA are Scintilla Charter Academy, Hahira Elementary School and Lowndes High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lowndes County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Georgia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Lowndes County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Lowndes County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Scintilla Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2171 E Park Ave
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 244-5750
Grades: K-7
| 624 students
Rank: #22.
Hahira Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
350 Claudia Dr
Hahira, GA 31632
(229) 316-8600
Grades: PK-5
| 788 students
Rank: #33.
Lowndes High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1606 Norman Dr
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2260
Grades: 9-12
| 3,079 students
Rank: #44.
Hahira Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 S Nelson St
Hahira, GA 31632
(229) 316-8601
Grades: 6-8
| 876 students
Rank: #55.
Westside Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2470 James Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2289
Grades: PK-5
| 942 students
Rank: #66.
Pine Grove Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4175 River Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 245-2297
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #77.
Dewar Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3539 Mount Zion Church Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 219-1370
Grades: PK-5
| 840 students
Rank: #88.
Moulton-branch Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5725 Inner Perimeter Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2294
Grades: PK-5
| 543 students
Rank: #99.
Pine Grove Middle School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4159 River Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 219-3234
Grades: 6-8
| 783 students
Rank: #1010.
Clyattville Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5386 Madison Hwy
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 316-8602
Grades: PK-5
| 604 students
Rank: #1111.
Lake Park Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
604 W Marion Ave
Lake Park, GA 31636
(229) 316-8603
Grades: PK-5
| 664 students
Rank: #1212.
Lowndes Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2379 Copeland Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2280
Grades: 6-8
| 849 students
Rank: #1313.
Valdosta High School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4590 Inner Perimeter Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8540
Grades: 9-12
| 2,358 students
Rank: #1414.
S.l. Mason Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
821 W Gordon St
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8525
Grades: PK-5
| 859 students
Rank: #1515.
Valdosta Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
110 Burton St
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8555
Grades: 6-8
| 1,070 students
Rank: #1616.
Sallas Mahone Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3686 Lake Laurie Dr
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 333-8530
Grades: PK-5
| 1,074 students
Rank: #1717.
W.g. Nunn Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1610 Lakeland Ave
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8515
Grades: PK-5
| 916 students
Rank: #1818.
Pinevale Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
930 Lake Park Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8535
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #1919.
J. L. Lomax Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Howell Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8520
Grades: PK-5
| 574 students
Rank: #2020.
Newbern Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2015 E Park Ave
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8566
Grades: 6-8
| 886 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lowndes County, GA

Lowndes County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2462 James Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(912) 333-5227
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Horizon Academy (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
3103 N Forrest St
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-5227
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1605 Azalea Drive
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8525
Grades: K-3
| 649 students
1500 Lankford Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2289
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
930 Lake Park Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8597
Grades: 6-12
| 218 students
104 East Force Street
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8597
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1605 Azalea Dr
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-8500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
813 West Gordon Street
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 333-8570
Grades: 4-5
| 593 students
2470 James Road
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229) 245-2250
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lowndes County, GA?
The top ranked public schools in Lowndes County, GA include Scintilla Charter Academy, Hahira Elementary School and Lowndes High School.
How many public schools are located in Lowndes County, GA?
20 public schools are located in Lowndes County, GA.
What percentage of students in Lowndes County, GA go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Lowndes County, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lowndes County, GA?
Lowndes County, GA public schools minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public schools average of 63% (majority Black).

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