Georgia County School Information
The Cherokee County School District consists of 36 schools: 11 elementary, composed of kindergarten through 6th grade; six elementary composed of kindergarten through 5th grade; three elementary composed of kindergarten through 4th grade; one intermediate school, grades 5 and 6; four middle schools, grades 7 and 8; two middle, grades 6 through 8; four high schools, grades 9 through 12; one high school, grades 9 through 11; Ralph Bunche for Head Start, CrossRoads Alternative MS/HS, Polaris Evening School and Mountainbrook School at L.R. Tippens Educational Center.
As the second largest school system in Georgia, the Cobb County School District is responsible for educating more than 107,000 students in a diverse, constantly changing suburban environment. The district meets this challenge by focusing on four key areas: improving student achievement, developing leaders, being fiscally responsible and building relationships among schools, families, businesses and the wider Cobb County community.
The DeKalb County School System (DCSS) is a metropolitan Atlanta public school system located in the second largest county in Georgia. DeKalb, one of the most culturally diverse counties in the nation, has a student enrollment of more than 102,000 students in 143 schools and centers, and 13,285 full-time employees.
Douglas County School System's mission is to provide a quality education for all students in a safe, supportive environment. Building Learning Communities is our priority! Join us as we strive for student success
Forsyth County Schools, one of the best public school systems in the state and nation! Whether you were born in Forsyth County, relocated to our community or looking to call Forsyth County your new home, we welcome the opportunity for you and your family to become part of Forsyth County Schools' growing family.
Founded in 1871, the Fulton County School System is one of the oldest and largest school districts in Georgia. With a focus on student achievement and a commitment to continual improvement, Fulton has earned a reputation as a premier school system. This long history of excellence is evidenced by the many state and national honors bestowed on Fulton's schools, staff and students.
"Character, Competency, Rigor..For All" - this is the mission of Hall County Schools. With foundational philosophies of continuous improvement and leading by example, we commit to utilize all of our abilities to accomplish the task before us. Additionally, it will take our entire community, working together to fully develop our most precious resource, boys and girls. We believe our role is to fully support local families on this most important journey.
Gwinnett County Public Schools, located in the metro-Atlanta area, is the largest school system in Georgia and continues to grow as the system welcomed more than 7,000 new students in the 2006-07 year. One of every five Gwinnett County residents is a GCPS student.
Gwinnett County citizens highly value the important role education plays in building a thriving, diverse community and strongly support the school system's pursuit of excellence. The finest teachers in the profession, involved parents, and a supportive community are key elements in the school system's quest to become a system of world-class schools.
There are 28 schools in the Paulding County School District, all of which meet the federal standards for attendance. Of the 26 schools that comprised the Paulding County School District last year, 21 schools (81%) met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards set by the No Child Left Behind Act. All schools (100%) met the requirements for test participation and attendance, while 21 schools (81%) met the requirements for academic performance. Every Paulding County school has an active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) or Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), as well as a Partners in Education program and School Council.