We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 88 Georgia schools made our rankings. View Rankings
Georgia high school students must earn at least 23 credits in various subjects and pass the Georgia High School Writing Test to graduate. If students plan to attend a University System of Georgia institution, such as University of Georgia, or any other postsecondary school, two credits must be in a modern language or Latin, according to the Georgia Department of Education.
Of the Georgia schools ranked in 2013 for the U.S. News Best High Schools, 10 were awarded gold medals, 37 earned silver medals and 41 received bronze medals. The highly ranked Davidson Fine Arts is located in Augusta, within the Richmond County School District, about 150 miles from Atlanta.
Top Ranked GA Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
970 MCELVANEY LN, LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30044#2
1192 CLARENDON AVE, AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002#3
615 12TH ST, AUGUSTA, GA 30901#4
500 WASHINGTON AVE, SAVANNAH, GA 31405#5
1700 CHEROKEE AVE, COLUMBUS, GA 31906#6
3688 CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD, CHAMBLEE, GA 30341#7
2601 SHALLOWFORD RD, MARIETTA, GA 30066#8
5300 SPALDING DR, NORCROSS, GA 30092#9
3737 BROCK RD, DULUTH, GA 30096#10
998 COLE RD SW, LILBURN, GA 30047
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GA by the Numbers
Districts 182 High Schools 440 Full-Time Teachers 29,170 Students Enrolled 473,827
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The Gwinnett County Public Schools include 22 high schools that serve 47,606 students.
There are 18 high schools in the Cobb County School District, serving 33,201 students.
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