One of the many perks of living in Atlanta is the top notch education from some of the nation's best high schools and colleges. So much so that it is also one of the primary drives of metro Atlanta real estate pricing. Check out a list below of the top 10 school districts in metro Atlanta, courtesy of The Hechinger Report and Atlanta Agent Magazine.
The Hechinger Report recently released a study which broke down the graduation rates for just about every US school district based on the 2013 class. Atlanta Agent Magazine then examined and extracted the top 10 metro Atlanta school districts with the highest graduation rates.
Metro Atlanta's Top 10 School Districts
- Decatur City School District–93.9%
- Forsyth County School District–89.5%
- Fayette County School District – 87.3 %
- Carrollton City School District – 85.8 %
- Coweta County School District – 78.6 %
- Henry County School District – 78.5 %
- Paulding County School District – 78.3 %
- Cobb County School District – 76.5 %
- Fulton County School District – 75.5 %
- Gwinnett County School District – 72.78 %
Of the many great reasons to call the Peach State home, education is definitely one of the most important. Considering making the big move? Check out our recent feature on 10 reasons to move to Georgia here.