Top 3 Best Washington County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,941 students in Washington County, GA (there are 1 private school, serving 310 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Washington County, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Washington County, GA are Washington County High School, Ridge Road Elementary School and T. J. Elder Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Washington County, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Georgia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Washington County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Washington County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Washington County High School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
420 Riddleville Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2324
Grades: 9-12
| 881 students
Rank: #22.
Ridge Road Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
285 Ridge Rd.
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2245
Grades: 3-5
| 617 students
Rank: #33.
T. J. Elder Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Linton Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2007
Grades: 6-8
| 716 students
Rank: n/an/a
285 Ridge Rd.
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-6047
Grades: PK-2
| 727 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Washington County, GA

Washington County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
401 Martin Luther King, Jr.
Tennille, GA 31089
(478) 552-3981
Grades: K-3
| 298 students
423 Industrial Dr
Sandersville, GA 31082
(912) 552-3919
Grades: 9-11
| 3 students
206 North Main Street
Tennille, GA 31089
(478) 552-7344
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
420 Riddleville Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 553-1243
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Washington County, GA?
The top ranked public schools in Washington County, GA include Washington County High School, Ridge Road Elementary School and T. J. Elder Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Washington County, GA?
4 public schools are located in Washington County, GA.
What percentage of students in Washington County, GA go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Washington County, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Washington County, GA?
Washington County, GA public schools minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia public schools average of 63% (majority Black).

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