Top 10 Best Polk County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 8,310 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 Sara M. Ragsdale Elementary School, Eastside Elementary School and Rockmart High 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 36% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Polk County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Polk County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sara M. Ragsdale Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
528 Holly Springs Rd
Rockmart, GA 30153
(770) 443-2140
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #22.
Eastside Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
425 Prospect Rd
Rockmart, GA 30153
(770) 684-5335
Grades: PK-5
| 725 students
Rank: #33.
Rockmart High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
990 Cartersville Hwy
Rockmart, GA 30153
(770) 684-5432
Grades: 9-12
| 983 students
Rank: #44.
Cherokee Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
191 Evergreen Ln
Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 748-5614
Grades: PK-5
| 576 students
Rank: #55.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
51 Frank Lott Dr
Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 748-0831
Grades: PK-5
| 527 students
Rank: #66.
Cedartown High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
167 Frank Lott Dr
Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 748-0490
Grades: 9-12
| 1,282 students
Rank: #77.
Harpst Academy
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
740 Fletcher St
Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 748-1500
Grades: 6-12
| 56 students
Rank: #88.
Cedartown Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1664 Syble W Brannon Pkwy
Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 749-8850
Grades: 6-8
| 1,123 students
Rank: #99.
Youngs Grove Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Wooten Rd
Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 748-3821
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1010.
Rockmart Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Knox Mountain Rd
Rockmart, GA 30153
(678) 757-1479
Grades: 6-8
| 759 students
Rank: #1111.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 N Philpot St
Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 748-4932
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1212.
Van Wert Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
370 Atlanta Hwy
Rockmart, GA 30153
(770) 684-2237
Grades: PK-5
| 691 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Polk County, GA

Polk County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
100 Morgan Valley Road
Rockmart, GA 30153
(770) 684-3151
Grades: 6-8
| 640 students
120 Gordon Street
Rockmart, GA 30153
(770) 748-3821
Grades: PK-K
| 310 students
510 Piedmont Avenue
Rockmart, GA 30153
(770) 684-6924
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
2172 Vinson Mountian Road
Rockmart, GA 30153
(770) 748-3821
Grades: 7-12
| 32 students
330 West Avenue
Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 748-3821
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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