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Top-rated schools in North Atlanta

One of the many perks that you can get from living in North Atlanta is the numerous top-rated elementary and high schools found in the area.

As part of sprawling Metro Atlanta, North Atlanta is served by several school districts, including:

  • Fulton County School District
  • Cherokee County Schools
  • Forsyth County Schools
  • Cobb County School District
  • Gwinnett County Schools

You have a wide range of options for your children in any of these school districts.

We’ve listed below some of the top schools in five North Atlanta counties, particularly five of the highest rated public elementary, middle, and high schools per county. These are based on rankings from Schooldigger.com., which uses the schools’ test scores for the year in their review.

While the following are top-ranking schools, there are a lot more excellent choices in North Atlanta.

Fulton County schools

Elementary schools:

  1. Lake Windward Elementary School
  2. Wilson Creek Elementary School
  3. Findley Oaks Elementary School

Middle schools:

  1. Webb Bridge Middle School
  2. River Trail Middle School
  3. Northwestern Middle School
  4. Hopewell Middle School
  5. Taylor Road Middle School

High schools:

  1. Northview High School
  2. Cambridge High School
  3. Milton High School
  4. Chattahoochee High School
  5. Johns Creek High School

Forsyth County Schools

Elementary schools:

  1. Daves Creek Elementary School
  2. Sharon Elementary School
  3. Big Creek Elementary School
  4. Brookwood Elementary School
  5. Johns Creek Elementary School

Middle Schools:

  1. South Forsyth Middle School
  2. Riverwatch Middle School
  3. Vickery Creek Middle School
  4. Lakeside Middle School
  5. Piney Grove Middle School

High schools:

  1. Lambert High School
  2. South Forsyth High School
  3. West Forsyth High School
  4. North Forsyth High School
  5. Forsyth Central High School

Cherokee County

Elementary schools:

  1. Bascomb Elementary School
  2. Hickory Flat Elementary School
  3. Macedonia Elementary School
  4. Mountain Road Elementary School
  5. Sixes Elementary School

Middle schools:

  1. T. Booth Middle School
  2. Freedom Middle School
  3. Creekland Middle School
  4. Woodstock Middle School
  5. Mill Creek Middle School

High schools:

  1. Woodstock High School
  2. Sequoyah High School
  3. Etowah High School
  4. Creekview High School
  5. River Ridge High School

Cobb County

Elementary schools:

  1. Marietta Center for Advanced Academics
  2. Sope Creek Elementary School
  3. Murdock Elementary School
  4. Mount Bethel Elementary School
  5. Tritt Elementary School

Middle schools:

  1. Dickerson Middle School
  2. Dodgen Middle School
  3. Hightower Trail Middle School
  4. Mabry Middle School
  5. Simpson Middle School

High schools:

  1. Lassiter High School
  2. Pope High School
  3. Harrison High School
  4. Walton High School
  5. Hillgrove High School

Gwinnett County

Elementary schools:

  1. Riverside Elementary School
  2. Level Creek Elementary School
  3. Parsons Elementary School
  4. Suwanee Elementary School
  5. Simpson Elementary School

Middle schools:

  1. North Gwinnet Middle School
  2. Frank N. Osborne Middle School
  3. Buford Middle School
  4. Alton C. Crews Middle School
  5. Twin Rivers Middle School

High schools:

  1. Gwinnett School of Mathematics – Science and Technology
  2. Buford High School
  3. North Gwinnett High School
  4. Mill Creek High School
  5. Brookwood High School
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