Most students who live in Newnan attend Coweta County Schools. The school district is home to 19 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, and 5 high schools and over 23,000 students. Here are some more interesting facts about the Coweta County School District.
- During the 2013-2014 school year, Coweta County Schools outperformed the entire state on its Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index Scores by a full point. Schools like Moreland Elementary managed to outperform the state average by over eight points.
- The average student to teacher ratio throughout the district is 18 to 1.
- The district offers an English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program for students who meet certain criteria. The goal is for students to succeed socially and academically in speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills and most schools have special ESOL staff on hand every day for this purpose.
- All Coweta County Schools offer an after school program from 2:30 to 6:00 p.m. that allows kids homework time, arts and crafts, recreation, and other structured activities while parents are at work.
- Schools like Newnan High School offer several extracurricular programs. For example, Newnan High school has a strong music department that includes a marching band, a jazz band, and three instrumental ensembles. East Coweta High School also has a strong music program, and its marching band has been a Winter Guard International World Championships semifinalist.
- Northgate High School has strong athletic programs. The baseball team, competitive cheerleading teams, wrestling squad, softball team, and girls’ soccer team have all won or placed high in numerous state championships over the last couple of decades.
- Coweta County is also home to several award-winning elementary schools. For example, Moreland Elementary, which serves the Coweta Hills Community, is a Gold STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) recognized school and in 2014, the Georgia Department of Education named it a Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School, making it one of only four schools in the entire state that provide the best service for families.
- In 2012, Laurie Barron, the principal at Smoke Road Middle School, won the National Middle School Principal of the Year Award from the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
- At the state level, the district is home to three Georgia Teachers of the Year, as well as a Georgia Principal of the Year.
- The district’s Central Education Center, a Charter College & Career Academy that provides work-based learning, was deemed a National Model High School and serves as a model for all of Georgia’s Career Academies.
If you are looking for a home within the Coweta County School District, consider the Coweta Hills Community. To learn more, call 770-252-5611 or email email@example.com.