Best High Schools
in Georgia

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

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology

970 MCELVANEY LN, LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30044

#2

DeKalb School of the Arts

1192 CLARENDON AVE, AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002

#3

Davidson Fine Arts

615 12TH ST, AUGUSTA, GA 30901

#4

Savannah Arts Academy

500 WASHINGTON AVE, SAVANNAH, GA 31405

#5

Columbus High School

1700 CHEROKEE AVE, COLUMBUS, GA 31906

#6

Chamblee Charter High School

3688 CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD, CHAMBLEE, GA 30341

#7

Lassiter High School

2601 SHALLOWFORD RD, MARIETTA, GA 30066

#8

Norcross High School

5300 SPALDING DR, NORCROSS, GA 30092

#9

Duluth High School

3737 BROCK RD, DULUTH, GA 30096

#10

Parkview High School

998 COLE RD SW, LILBURN, GA 30047

GA by the Numbers
Districts 182
High Schools 440
Full-Time Teachers 29,170
Students Enrolled 473,827

Featured Districts

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The Gwinnett County Public Schools include 22 high schools that serve 47,606 students.

A highway road through Georgia.

There are 18 high schools in the Cobb County School District, serving 33,201 students.