Public Schools in Decatur County, Georgia

There are 10 Public Schools in Decatur County, Georgia, serving a population of 27,023 people in an area of 597 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,702 people, and 1 Public School per 59 square miles.

In Georgia, Decatur County is ranked 43rd of 159 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 93rd of 159 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Decatur County Public Schools

Find Decatur County, Georgia public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Bainbridge High School 1 Bearcat Blvd Bainbridge, GA

Bainbridge Middle School 1301 East College Street Bainbridge, GA

Elcan-King Elementary School 725 East Louise Street Bainbridge, GA

Hutto Middle School 1201 Martin Luther King Junior Drive Bainbridge, GA

James A Shanks Middle School 1400 East Broughton Street Bainbridge, GA

John Johnson Elementary School 1947 South West Street Bainbridge, GA

Jones-Wheat Elementary School 1400 East Broughton Street Bainbridge, GA

New Beginning Learning Center 1301 East College Street Bainbridge, GA

Potter Street Elementary School 725 Potter Street Bainbridge, GA

West Bainbridge Elementary School 915 Zorn Road Bainbridge, GA

About Decatur County Public Schools

Decatur County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Decatur County, GA. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Georgia, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Decatur County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Decatur County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Decatur County Public School Statistics

Find Decatur County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Decatur County Public School Enrollment
 Decatur CountyGeorgia
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment442 (90.2%)113,908 (64.9%)
Kindergarten Enrollment270 (95.7%)123,892 (88.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,197 (92.6%)516,840 (91.3%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,618 (97.8%)517,567 (90.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,185 (86.4%)529,340 (90.1%)
Decatur County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Decatur CountyGeorgia
Less than 9th Grade Education1,289 (7.2%)324,756 (4.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,983 (11.1%)579,158 (8.5%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)6,428 (36.1%)1,890,132 (27.9%)