Top 10 Best Polk County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 7,837 students in Polk County, GA. Polk County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Polk County, GA are Eastside Elementary School, Cedartown High School and Cherokee Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Polk County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Polk County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Polk County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Eastside Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    425 Prospect Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 684-5335

    Grades: PK-5 | 760 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Cedartown High School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    167 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-0490

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,221 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Cherokee Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    191 Evergreen Ln
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-5614

    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Rockmart High School Math: 28% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    990 Cartersville Hwy
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 684-5432

    Grades: 9-12 | 925 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Westside Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    51 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-0831

    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Rockmart Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    60 Knox Mountain Rd
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (678) 757-1479

    Grades: 6-8 | 730 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Youngs Grove Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Wooten Rd
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-3821

    Grades: PK-5 | 584 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Northside Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 N Philpot St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-4932

    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Cedartown Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1664 Syble W Brannon Pkwy
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 749-8850

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,022 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Van Wert Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    370 Atlanta Hwy
    Rockmart, GA 30153
    (770) 684-2237

    Grades: PK-5 | 793 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Harpst Academy Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    740 Fletcher St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-1500

    Grades: 6-11 | 57 students
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