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Best High Schools
in Georgia

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 104 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 2014 for the U.S. News Best High Schools, 17 were awarded gold medals, 34 earned silver medals and 53 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

Davidson Fine Arts

615 12TH ST, AUGUSTA, GA 30901

#3

DeKalb School of the Arts

1192 CLARENDON AVE, AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002

#4

Columbus High School

1700 CHEROKEE AVE, COLUMBUS, GA 31906

#5

Northview High School

10625 PARSONS RD, DULUTH, GA 30097

#6

Milton High School

13025 BIRMINGHAM HWY, ALPHARETTA, GA 30004

#7

Savannah Arts Academy

500 WASHINGTON AVE, SAVANNAH, GA 31405

#8

Johns Creek High School

5575 STATE BRIDGE RD, JOHNS CREEK, GA 30022

#9

Walton High School

1590 BILL MURDOCK RD, MARIETTA, GA 30062

#10

Alpharetta High School

3595 WEBB BRIDGE RD, ALPHARETTA, GA 30005

GA by the Numbers
Districts 183
High Schools 418
Full-Time Teachers 28,565
Students Enrolled 467,417

Featured Districts

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The Gwinnett County Public Schools include 21 high schools that serve 47,685 students.

A highway road through Georgia.

There are 17 high schools in the Cobb County School District, serving 32,718 students.