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Arlene2fund, Home Buyer in Las Vegas, NV

BEST SCHOOLS IN GA

Asked by Arlene2fund, Las Vegas, NV Sun Oct 20, 2013

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Hello Arlene,

Might I suggest that you check out the schools in Cobb County at this website http://www.cobbk12.org/. There are also some great private schools in the area such as The Walker School and Mt Paran Christian Academy. Hope that helps.

LaShonda Solomon
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Woodward Academy and Pace Academy.
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What type of schools are you referring to?

There are many great schools in Georgia, but to determine what you think might be the best school I would go to the following websites:

http://www.schooldigger.com
http://www.greatschools.org/‎
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/georgia‎
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ga/schools/‎

Ava Anderson
Solid Source Realty Inc
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Schools are a very individual decision, good school for one child may not work as well for another, it all depends on what it is that you are looking for for your child, including the extra curricular activities they offer. So parents really should a) check the report cards of the schools they may be moving into and then b) physically visit the schools and take a tour and talk to teachers etc.

Realtors whether they have or do not have children of their own in a certain school should not give you
any advice on BEST SCHools, also talk to other school parents...

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Hate to be "tongue in cheek" But the question is "How time and money do you have??" I have raised children in the NE US, the Deep South - N Orleans, and in the Metro Atlanta area I have some experience of which I speak! If one parent at least is stay home and involved, in a upwardly mobile community you might have a good shot and trust me I am bullish on Atlanta
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If you are looking for high schools you might want to check out this article: http://bit.ly/1a1XPmA - "Forsyth County High Schools Earn Highest SAT Scores in the State". This is an area north of Atlanta where there are wonderful neighborhoods and great places to live! I have lived here for the past twelve years raising three children through the school system and currently have two children at Georgia Tech.
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Your question is quite broad, Arlene.

Go to the Schooldigger.com or greatschools.net sites for your own hyper-local analysis...

Here is a list of 40 metro ATL schools that are "among the worst in the country" according to the March 2012 article in the web reference:

The schools named in metro Atlanta include:

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
Georgia School for the Deaf

Atlanta Public Schools
APS-Forrest Hills Academy
Booker T. Washington High School - Banking, Finance and Investment
Booker T. Washington High School - Health, Sciences and Nutrition
Crim High School
Douglass High School
Hillside Conant School
Maynard H. Jackson, Jr. High School
School of Health Sciences and Research at Carver
School of Technology at Carver
South Atlanta School of Computer Animation and Design
South Atlanta School of Health and Medicine
Therrell School of Engineering, Math and Science
Therrell School of Health and Science
Therrell School of Law, Government and Public Policy

Carroll County
Temple High School

Cobb County
Devereux Ackerman Academy

DeKalb County
Clarkston High School
DeKalb Alternative School
DeKalb Transition School
DeKalb/Rockdale PsychoEducation Center
Elizabeth Andrews High School
International Student Center
Indian Creek Elementary School
McNair High School
Toney Elementary School
Towers High School

Douglas County
Inner Harbour School
Lithia Springs Comprehensive School

Fulton County
McClarin Alternative School

Greene County
Greene County High School

Gwinnett County
Gwinnett InterVention Education (GIVE) Center East
Gwinnett InterVention Education (GIVE) Center West
Meadowcreek High School

Henry County
Henry County High School

Meriwether County
Greenville High School

Newton County
Challenge Charter Academy

Paulding County
Paulding County High School

Spalding County
Griffing High School
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