Georgia school districts

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K-12 Education in Georgia
State Superintendent: John D. Barge
Number of students: 1,685,016[1]
Number of teachers: 111,133
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.2
Number of school districts: 216
Number of schools: 2,388
Graduation rate: 70%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $9,253[3]
See also
Public education in Georgia
Georgia Department of Education
Georgia school districts
List of school districts in Georgia
Georgia

Georgia is home to 2,388 schools and 1,685,016 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Linda M. Zechmann, First Congressional District
    • Elizabeth J. Ragsdale, Second Congressional District
    • Helen Odom Rice, Third Congressional District
    • Daniel Israel, Fourth Congressional District
    • Kenneth Mason, Fifth Congressional District
    • Barbara Hampton, Sixth Congressional District
    • Mike Royal, Seventh Congressional District
    • Wanda Barrs, Eighth Congressional District
    • Larry E. Winter, Ninth Congressional District
    • Brian K. Burdette, Tenth Congressional District
    • J. Grant Lewis, Eleventh Congressional District
    • Allen C. Rice, Twelfth Congressional District
    • Mary Sue Murray, Thirteenth Congressional District

Enrollment

The following table displays the top ten Georgia school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Gwinnett County Public Schools
2.) Cobb County School District
3.) DeKalb County School District
4.) Fulton County Schools
5.) Clayton County Public Schools
6.) Atlanta Public Schools
7.) Henry County Schools
8.) Cherokee County School District
9.) Forsyth County Schools
10.) Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Georgia.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 44.4%
African American 37.0%
Hispanic 11.9%
Asian 3.4%
American Indian 0.2%
Two or More 3.0%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Georgia school board elections, 2014

A total of 38 Georgia school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature 123 seats up for election. Eight board elections are scheduled for May 20, 2014, while the remaining 29 districts will hold elections on November 4, 2014. The districts listed below served 1,038,554 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6]

2014 Georgia School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Bulloch County Schools 5/20/2014 4 8 9,530
Camden County Schools 5/20/2014 2 7 9,437
Carroll County Public Schools 5/20/2014 3 5 14,587
Colquitt County Schools 5/20/2014 3 6 9,259
DeKalb County School District 5/20/2014 5 9 98,115
Fulton County Schools 5/20/2014 4 7 91,864
Houston County Board of Education 5/20/2014 4 7 27,061
Lowndes County Schools 5/20/2014 3 7 10,357
Barrow County School System 11/4/2014 5 9 12,703
Bartow County School System 11/4/2014 3 5 14,366
Bibb County School District 11/4/2014 2 8 24,961
Catoosa County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 10,959
Cherokee County School District 11/4/2014 4 7 38,760
Clarke County School District 11/4/2014 5 9 12,371
Clayton County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 9 50,366
Columbia County School System 11/4/2014 2 5 23,722
Coweta County School System 11/4/2014 4 7 22,490
Dougherty County School System 11/4/2014 3 7 15,906
Douglas County School System 11/4/2014 3 7 24,601
Effingham County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 11,553
Fayette County Board of Education 11/4/2014 2 5 21,274
Floyd County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 10,496
Glynn County School System 11/4/2014 3 7 12,868
Griffin-Spalding County School System 11/4/2014 3 5 10,685
Gwinnett County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 160,744
Hall County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 25,946
Henry County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 40,909
Liberty County School System 11/4/2014 4 7 10,525
Muscogee County School District 11/4/2014 5 9 32,288
Newton County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 19,478
Paulding County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 28,407
Richmond County Public Schools 11/4/2014 5 10 32,322
Rockdale County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 7 15,864
Savannah-Chatham County Public School System 11/4/2014 5 9 35,246
Troup County School System 11/4/2014 3 7 12,648
Walker County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 9,242
Walton County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 13,208
Whitfield County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 13,436


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