K-12 Public Education

Fayette County Public Schools is 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 and entrepreneurship and sports. Comprised of 14 elementary schools, five middle schools, five high schools, one nontraditional high school, one alternative high school, and the Center of Innovation.

The Fayette County school system has more than 20,000 students enrolled in grades Pre-K through 12th Grade, and an impressive high school graduation rate of 89%.

Niche, the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools, named Fayette County Public Schools as a 2017 Best School District in America.

  • Kedron Elementary receives 2017 National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education
    • 9 schools in Georgia received award
    • 342 schools nationwide received award
    • Kedron is the first school in Fayette County to receive the award twice— 2006 and 2017
  • Fayette County Schools Outperform Nation and State on New 2017 SAT
    • 1119 2017 SAT total mean score
    • 69 points higher than state
    • 59 points higher than nation
    • Top 24% in state— all high schools
    • Top Score— McIntosh High— fifth in the state
  • Fayette County Students Earn Medals on Prestigious 2017 National Spanish Exam
  • McIntosh High School Drone Team Wins 2017 National Championship

We certainly don’t expect you to take our word for it, so take the time to visit the Fayette County Board of Education website and see for yourself which school offers the right fit for your student.