Fayette School System ranked 5th best in state, in top 4% in USA


The 2023 Best Schools in America rankings have been released, and Fayette County Public Schools have made the list.

The school system has been ranked fifth out of 179 systems in Georgia by Niche, the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools. Every month, millions of families use Niche’s rankings, reviews, and data to choose the right schools for their children.

In the metro Atlanta area, Fayette has been ranked fourth out of 33 school systems, and nationally is ranked in the top four percent out of 10,751 school systems.

The school system achieved the rankings by scoring highly on a variety of factors including test scores, student-teacher ratio, and reviews from students and parents. Niche’s data team analyzed this data from thousands of schools across the country to create their 2023 Best Schools rankings.

Niche gathers data from the US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Civil Rights Data Collection, and Niche’s school survey and K-12 student and parent surveys. — Story provided by the Fayette County School System.


  1. Niche.com is an interesting website and if you go there and actually become adept at navigating through the graphics, you really see what goes into making each of the schools in Fayette County an A+, A, A-, and a B+. It’s somewhat eye-opening to view the academics across the county.