Top 10 Best Richmond County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 55 public schools serving 28,423 students in Richmond County, GA. Richmond County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Richmond County, GA are Davidson Magnet School, Walker Traditional Elementary School and Johnson Magnet. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Richmond County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Richmond County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Richmond County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Davidson Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 81% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
615 12th St
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6924
Grades: 6-12
| 829 students
Rank: #22.
Walker Traditional Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1301 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6950
Grades: K-8
| 715 students
Rank: #33.
Johnson Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1324 Laney Walker Blvd
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6933
Grades: 6-12
| 654 students
Rank: #44.
Lake Forest Hills Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3140 Lake Forest Dr
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-7317
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #55.
Freedom Park Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
345 42nd St Bldg 43400
Augusta, GA 30905
(706) 796-8428
Grades: PK-8
| 668 students
Rank: #66.
Lighthouse Care Center Of Augusta
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3100 Perimeter Pkwy
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 651-0005
Grades: 5-10
| 15 students
Rank: #77.
Mcbean Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1165 Hephzibah Mcbean Rd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-3723
Grades: PK-5
| 359 students
Rank: #88.
Blythe Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
290 Church St
Blythe, GA 30805
(706) 592-4090
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #99.
Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School
Math: 27% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3200 Augusta Tech Dr # B
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 823-5580
Grades: 6-12
| 524 students
Rank: #1010.
Georgia School For Innovation And The Classics
Charter School
Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5073 Storey Mill Rd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 434-8085
Grades: K-11
| 754 students
Rank: #1111.
Augusta Youth Development Campus
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3481 Mike Padgett Hwy
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 792-7521
Grades: 8-12
| 48 students
Rank: #1212.
Jamestown Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3637 Hiers Blvd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 796-4760
Grades: PK-5
| 430 students
Rank: #1313.
Goshen Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4040 Old Waynesboro Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4646
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #1414.
Merry Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Boy Scout Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-7185
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Rank: #1515.
Garrett Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Eisenhower Dr
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 737-7222
Grades: PK-5
| 301 students
Rank: #1616.
Hephzibah Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2542 Ga Highway 88
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-4561
Grades: PK-5
| 340 students
Rank: #1717.
Belair K-8 School
Math: 20% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3925 Harper Franklin Ave
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 821-2766
Grades: PK-8
| 930 students
Rank: #1818.
Deer Chase Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1780 Deer Chase Ln
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 772-6240
Grades: PK-5
| 504 students
Rank: #1919.
Dorothy Hains Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 Windsor Spring Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4918
Grades: PK-5
| 459 students
Rank: #2020.
Gracewood Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2032 Tobacco Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4969
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
Rank: #2121.
Sue Reynolds Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3840 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 855-2540
Grades: PK-5
| 614 students
Rank: #2222.
Tobacco Road Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2397 Tobacco Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4658
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #2323.
Hephzibah Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2427 Mims Rd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-4534
Grades: 6-8
| 598 students
Rank: #2424.
Bayvale Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3309 Milledgeville Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-7255
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #2525.
Laney High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1339 Laney Walker Blvd
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 654 students
Rank: #2626.
Monte Sano Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2164 Richmond Ave
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 481-1813
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #2727.
Pine Hill Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2147 Mcelmurray Rd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-3730
Grades: 6-8
| 677 students
Rank: #2828.
Copeland Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 Jackson Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-7228
Grades: PK-5
| 388 students
Rank: #2929.
Tutt Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
495 Boy Scout Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-7288
Grades: 6-8
| 501 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Lamar - Milledge Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
510 Eve St
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 737-7262
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Willis Foreman Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2413 Willis Foreman Rd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-3991
Grades: PK-5
| 243 students
Rank: #3232.
Academy Of Richmond County High School
Math: 5% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
910 Russell St
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 737-7152
Grades: 9-12
| 1,043 students
Rank: #3333.
Diamond Lakes Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4153 Windsor Spring Rd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 771-2881
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #3434.
Cross Creek High School
Math: 8% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3855 Old Waynesboro Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 772-8140
Grades: 9-12
| 1,034 students
Rank: #3535.
Spirit Creek Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Dolphin Way
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 592-3987
Grades: 6-8
| 569 students
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Richmond County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3431 Mike Padgett Hwy
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 772-9722
Grades: 8-11
| 26 students
1321 Swanee Quintet Blvd
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6922
Grades: PK-8
| 480 students
1001 4th St
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6946
Grades: PK-5
| 386 students
320 Kentucky Avenue
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 823-6960
Grades: 6-8
| 385 students
1740 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 796-4965
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2011 Lumpkin Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 826-1000
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
2011 Lumpkin Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 826-1000
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
1740 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 796-4965
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
510 Eve Street
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 826-1000
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
2164 Richmond Ave
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 481-1813
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3635 Hiers Blvd
Hephzibah, GA 30815
(706) 796-4992
Grades: 6-8
| 668 students
1215 Northwood Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 737-7266
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
2216 Bungalow Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 769-4880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2160 Mura Dr
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4972
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
2403 Mount Auburn Ave
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 737-7272
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3420 Julia Ave
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4944
Grades: 6-8
| 566 students
3310 Old Louisville Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4952
Grades: PK-5
| 363 students
2534 Windsor Spring Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 796-4939
Grades: PK-5
| 469 students

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