Top 10 Best Savannah Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 51 public schools serving 28,551 students in Savannah, GA (there are 25 private schools, serving 6,368 private students). 82% of all K-12 students in Savannah, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Savannah, GA are May Howard Elementary School, Jacob G. Smith Elementary School and Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Savannah, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Georgia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Savannah have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Savannah, GA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
May Howard Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
115 Wilmington Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 395-3925
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #22.
Jacob G. Smith Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
210 Lamara Dr
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-6530
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #33.
Esther F. Garrison School For The Arts
(Math: 50% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
649 W Jones St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5975
Grades: PK-8
| 775 students
Rank: #44.
The Stem At Bartlett
(Math: 49% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
207 Montgomery Xrd
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 651 students
Rank: #55.
Savannah Arts Academy
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Washington Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 913 students
Rank: #66.
Woodville-tompkins Technical And Career High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
151 Coach Joe Turner St
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 395-6750
Grades: 9-12
| 663 students
Rank: #77.
Marshpoint Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
135 Whitemarsh Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 395-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 658 students
Rank: #88.
Savannah Classical Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
705 E Anderson St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-4040
Grades: K-8
| 372 students
Rank: #99.
Savannah Classical Charter High School
Charter School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
705 E Anderson St # 31401
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-4040
Grades: 9-12
| 64 students
Rank: #1010.
Savannah Early College High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Pennsylvania Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 395-2535
Grades: 9-12
| 170 students
Rank: #1111.
Coastal Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4595 Us Highway 80 E
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 395-3950
Grades: 6-8
| 616 students
Rank: #1212.
Ellis Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
220 E 49th St
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-5470
Grades: PK-8
| 425 students
Rank: #1313.
Islands High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
170 Whitemarsh Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 395-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 929 students
Rank: #1414.
Pulaski Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Tibet Ave
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 395-6466
Grades: PK-5
| 586 students
Rank: #1515.
Heard Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
414 Lee Blvd
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 637 students
Rank: #1616.
Garden City Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4037 Kessler Ave
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 395-6820
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1717.
Hesse School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9116 Whitefield Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-6440
Grades: PK-8
| 1,018 students
Rank: #1818.
Jenkins High School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 E De Renne Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,011 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Susie King Taylor Community School
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1709 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 289-7320
Grades: K-5
| 247 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Windsor Forest Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
414 Briarcliff Cir
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 395-3353
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #2121.
Southwest Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6020 Ogeechee Rd
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 395-3301
Grades: PK-5
| 710 students
Rank: #2222.
Johnson High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3012 Sunset Blvd
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 395-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 746 students
Rank: #2323.
Georgetown School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1516 King George Blvd
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 395-3475
Grades: PK-8
| 579 students
Rank: #2424.
Hodge Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
975 Clinch Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
Rank: #2525.
Uhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Cornell Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 354-3911
Grades: 2-12
| 44 students
Rank: #2626.
Isle Of Hope School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Parkersburg Rd
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-6555
Grades: PK-8
| 629 students
Rank: #2727.
White Bluff Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9402 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-3325
Grades: PK-5
| 588 students
Rank: #2828.
Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Buckhalter Rd
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-4070
Grades: K-5
| 243 students
Rank: #2929.
Gould Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4910 Pineland Dr
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 395-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 772 students
Rank: #3030.
School Of Humanities At Juliette Gordon Low
(Math: 15% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Blue Ridge Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 395-6380
Grades: PK-11
| 638 students
Rank: #3131.
Oglethorpe Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7202 Central Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-5075
Grades: 6-8
| 603 students
Rank: #3232.
Gadsden Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
919 May St
Savannah, GA 31415
(912) 395-5940
Grades: PK-5
| 463 students
Rank: #3333.
Largo-tibet Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
430 Tibet Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 395-3450
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #3434.
Savannah-chatham E-learning Academy
(Math: 9% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3609 Hopkins Streeet
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 395-6750
Grades: 1-11
| 1,133 students
Rank: #3535.
Butler Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1909 Cynthia St
Savannah, GA 31415
(912) 395-2525
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
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Savannah, Georgia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3609 Hopkins Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 201-5527
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
402 Market St
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 965-6851
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
9520 Ferguson Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 351-2040
Grades: 12
| n/a students
1149 Cornell Avenue
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 303-1980
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2001 Cynthia Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 651-7386
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2001 Cynthia St
Savannah, GA 31415
(912) 201-5440
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
400 E Broad St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5500
Grades: PK-8
| 567 students
1009 Clinch Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 201-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 904 students
400 E Broad St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4595 Us Hwy 80 East
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 898-3900
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
15 Blue Ridge Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 395-6380
Grades: PK-11
| 503 students
711 Sandtown Road
Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 898-4023
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1108 East Anderson Street
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 201-5972
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
151 Coach Joe Turner St
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 695-6750
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 443-5777
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 201-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,172 students
100 Wheathill Rd
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 965-2520
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Tapp Program (Closed 2008)
Alternative School
101 Wheathill Road
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 963-7030
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3313 Louis St
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 395-6655
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
50 Market Street
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 965-6750
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2 Laura Street
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 201-7550
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
151 Coach Joe Turner Dr
Savannah, GA 31411
(912) 965-6750
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
151 Coach Joe Turner St
Savannah, GA 31408
(912) 965-6750
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Savannah, GA?
How many public schools are located in Savannah, GA?
51 public schools are located in Savannah, GA.
What percentage of students in Savannah, GA go to public school?
82% of all K-12 students in Savannah, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Savannah, GA?
Savannah, GA public schools minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public schools average of 63% (majority Black).

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