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2016's Top 10 School Districts in Georgia

Not only are we taking a look at the best school districts in the state because a fresh school year is beginning, but we are also giving you this information because if you have kids (or plan to eventually) and are on the hunt for a home, the schools they are district-ed for will play a huge factor in what part of town you decide to live in.

The top 10 school districts in georgia

1. Buford City
Students: 3,986
Top Public Schools: Buford Academy, Buford Elementary School, Buford Middle School, Buford High School
Top Private Schools: Chestnut Mountain Christian Academy, Collins Hill Christian School, Eagle Ranch School, Fideles Christian School, Horizon Christian Academy, Old Suwanee Christian School, Pinecrest Academy
2016-2017 Start Date: Thursday, August 4

2. Decatur City
Students: 8,606
Top Public Schools: Cedar Ridge Middle School, Chestnut Grove Elementary School, Eastwood Elementary School, Frances Nungester Elementary School, Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School, Walter Jackson Elementary School, Woodmeade Elementary School, Brookhaven Middle School, Oak Pk Middle School
Top Private Schools: Bethel Baptist School, Cornerstone Christian School, Decatur Heritage Christian Academy, St. Ann School
2016-2017 Start Date: Monday, August 1

3. Oconee County
Students: 6,781
Top Public Schools: Oconee County Elementary School, Colham Ferry Elementary School, High Shoals Elementary School, Malcom Bridge Elementary School, Malcom Bridge Middle School, North Oconee High School, Oconee County High School, Oconee County Middle School, Oconee County Primary School, Rocky Branch Elementary School
Top Private Schools: Athens Academy, Prince Avenue Christian School, Athens Christian School, Bethlehem Christian Academy, Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School, Hope Christian Academy
2016-2017 Start Date: Wednesday, August 3

4. Calhoun City
Students: 3,862
Top Public Schools: Calhoun Elementary School, Calhoun Middle School, Calhoun Primary School, Calhoun High School
Top Private Schools: Georgia-Cumberland Academy, John L. Coble Elementary School, Living Way Christian Academy
2016-2017 Start Date: Monday, August 8

5. Forsyth County
Students: 40,691
Top Public Schools: Cumming Elementary School, George W. Whitlow Elementary School, Lambert High School, South Forsyth High School, North Forsyth Middle School, Riverwatch Middle School, Lakeside Middle School, Midway Elementary School, West Forsyth High School, Sharon Elementary School
Top Private Schools: Pinecrest Academy, Horizon Christian Academy, Covenant Christian Academy, Fideles Christian School
2016-2017 Start Date: Thursday, August 4

6. Bremen City
Students: 2,143
Top Public Schools: Bremen Academy, Bremen Middle School, Bremen High School, Jones Elementary School
Top Private Schools: None
2016-2017 Start Date: Friday, August 5

7. Morgan County
Students: 3,284
Top Public Schools: Morgan County Elementary School, Morgan County Middle School, Morgan County High School, Morgan County Primary School
Top Private Schools: Philadelphia Christian School
2016-2017 Start Date: Friday, August 5

8. Dalton City
Students: 7,703
Top Public Schools: Brookwood Elementary School, City Park Elementary School, Blue Ridge Elementary School, Roan Elementary School, Park Creek Elementary School, Dalton Middle School, Dalton High School, Westwood Elementary School
Top Private Schools: Christian Heritage School
2016-2017 Start Date: Thursday, August 4

9. Carrollton City
Students: 4,807
Top Public Schools: Carrollton Elementary School, Carrollton Junior High School, Carrollton High School, Carrollton Middle-Upper Elementary School
Top Private Schools: North Point Christian Academy
2016-2017 Start Date: Thursday, August 4

10. Gwinnett County
Students: 169,150
Top Public Schools: Brookwood High School, North Gwinnett High School, Peachtree Ridge High School, Chattahoochee Elementary School, Collins Hill High School, Dacula Elementary School, Grayson High School, Parkview High School, Snellville Middle School, Mill Creek High School
Top Private Schools: Holy Innocents Episcopal School, Marist School, Wesleyan School, Greater Atlanta Christian School, Blessed Trinity Catholic High School, George Walton Academy, St. Pius X Catholic High School, the Galloway School, Atlanta Country Day School
2016-2017 Start Date: Tuesday, August 5


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