Fayette County Public Schools are known for providing a “private school” level education for all students. Not only is the system highly acclaimed for its academic rigor and achievement, but it also offers students a well-rounded educational experience by providing many opportunities for extracurricular participation in the areas of fine and performing arts, technology, business & entrepreneurship, and sports.

Fayette County

Check Out Our Rankings

6th

Best Shool District in Georgia

- Niche.com 2020

3rd

Highest Graduation rate in the State (90.2% in 2019)

2nd

Highest mean SAT Score in GA (1140-2019)

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More than Just Great Public Schools

Along with our public schools, we also have exceptional private schools, innovative K-12 programs, and undergraduate and graduate degree programs in nearly every field.

Both the Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report recognized Fayette’s high schools as being among the most challenging and best in the country for preparing students for college and career readiness.

Programs Built for Success

Center of Innovation

Fayette County Public Schools’ Center of Innovation, opened in partnership with Southern Crescent Technical College, offers career pathways in culinary arts and health sciences and includes college credit and industry certifications.

Dual Enrollment

Qualified Fayette County high school students can take college courses that fulfill high school requirements but also count as college credit through Georgia’s dual enrollment program.

Work-Based Learning & Youth Apprenticeship

Work Based Learning (WBL) provides an opportunity for students to develop a variety of skills by expanding the walls of classroom learning to include a structured work experience that is based on students’ individual career goals/pathway.

Opportunities for Continued Education

Upon completion of high school, students are well-prepared to excel in classes at world-class post-secondary institutions throughout metro Atlanta, include these in Fayette County:

  • SOUTHERN CRESCENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE
  • CLAYTON STATE UNIVERSITY
  • GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE
  • POINT UNIVERSITY
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