Top 10 Best Newton County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 19,477 students in Newton County, GA (there are 10 private schools, serving 1,661 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Newton County, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Newton County, GA are Newton County Theme School At Ficquett, Mansfield Elementary School and Walnut Grove Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Newton County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Newton County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Newton County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Newton County Theme School At Ficquett
Math: 49% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2207 Williams St Ne
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 786-2636
Grades: K-8
| 946 students
Rank: #22.
Mansfield Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
45 E Third Ave
Mansfield, GA 30055
(770) 784-2948
Grades: PK-5
| 418 students
Rank: #33.
Walnut Grove Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
460 Highway 81 S
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-0023
Grades: PK-5
| 692 students
Rank: #44.
East Newton Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2286 Dixie Rd
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-2973
Grades: PK-5
| 541 students
Rank: #55.
Oak Hill Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6243 Highway 212
Covington, GA 30016
(770) 385-6906
Grades: PK-5
| 611 students
Rank: #66.
Indian Creek Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11051 Covington By Pass Rd
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 385-6453
Grades: 6-8
| 879 students
Rank: #77.
Live Oak Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Kirkland Rd
Covington, GA 30016
(678) 625-6654
Grades: PK-5
| 882 students
Rank: #88.
Veterans Memorial Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13357 Brown Bridge Rd
Covington, GA 30016
(770) 385-6893
Grades: 6-8
| 679 students
Rank: #99.
Heard-mixon Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
14110 Highway 36
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-2980
Grades: PK-5
| 382 students
Rank: #1010.
Cousins Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8187 Carlton Trl Nw
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 786-7311
Grades: 6-8
| 719 students
Rank: #1111.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3325 Fairview Rd
Covington, GA 30016
(770) 784-2959
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Middle Ridge Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11649 Covington By Pass Rd
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 385-6463
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
West Newton Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13387 Brown Bridge Rd
Covington, GA 30016
(770) 385-6472
Grades: PK-5
| 657 students
Rank: #1414.
Rocky Plains Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5300 Highway 162 S
Covington, GA 30016
(770) 784-4987
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #1515.
Flint Hill Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Airport Road
Oxford, GA 30054
(770) 787-1330
Grades: PK-5
| 810 students
Rank: #1616.
Eastside High School
Math: 7% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10245 Eagle Dr
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-2920
Grades: 9-12
| 1,611 students
Rank: #1717.
Clements Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
66 Jack Neely Rd
Covington, GA 30016
(770) 784-2934
Grades: 6-8
| 796 students
Rank: #1818.
South Salem Elementary School
Math: 8% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5335 Salem Rd
Covington, GA 30016
(770) 787-1330
Grades: PK-5
| 862 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Livingston Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3657 Highway 81 S
Covington, GA 30016
(770) 784-2930
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Newton High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Ram Way
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 787-2250
Grades: 9-12
| 2,478 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Porterdale Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Ram Dr
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-2928
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #2222.
Liberty Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5225 Salem Rd
Covington, GA 30016
(678) 625-6617
Grades: 6-8
| 968 students
Rank: #2323.
Alcovy High School
Math: 3% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14567 Highway 36
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-4995
Grades: 9-12
| 1,966 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Newton County, GA

Newton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
8134 Geiger St Nw
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-9310
Grades: 6-12
| 105 students
2109 Newton Dr Ne
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 467-6600
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2109 Newton Dr
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 787-1330
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
144 Ram Dr
Covington, GA 30014
(678) 625-6769
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
396 Elks Club Rd
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 783-9310
Grades: 7-11
| n/a students
396 Elks Club Road
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-9310
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3135 Newton Dr Ne
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 787-3010
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Newton County, GA?
The top ranked public schools in Newton County, GA include Newton County Theme School At Ficquett, Mansfield Elementary School and Walnut Grove Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Newton County, GA?
23 public schools are located in Newton County, GA.
What percentage of students in Newton County, GA go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Newton County, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Newton County, GA?
Newton County, GA public schools minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public schools average of 63% (majority Black).

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