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Henry County Schools -- Home to 5 National Merit Finalists in 2013!


Henry County understands that education is the biggest driver of economic development.

Thus, the community and the Henry County Chamber of Commerce strongly support our public school system, private schools, and higher education institutions.


Henry County Schools is striving to be in the top 10% of school systems in the nation.

These efforts have resulted in two of our high schools being recognized in the top 6% of high schools in America by Newsweek Magazine. As we grow, we will continue to make significant strides toward academic excellence and the goal of attaining a 100% graduation rate.


Mentoring has been shown to have a tremendous impact on the academic performance of students. The HCCC Education Committee and Henry County Schools are dedicated to connecting the business community with Henry County students in need of a great mentor.


For more information, please visit Henry County Schools website.


For Pre-K programs, contact the Henry County School System

Private Schools


        Agape Christian School
         3887 Walt Stephens Road,Stockbridge, GA 30281
         Ms. Andrea Ramseur - 678-447-4049


         Community Christian School
         2001 W. Jodeco Rd., Stockbridge, GA 30281
         Ms. Noel Pagan6 - 78-432-0191


         Creekside Christian Academy
         175 Foster Drive, McDonough, GA 30253
         Mr. Dennis Fanning - 770-961-9300


         McDonough Methodist Academy
         151 Macon Street, McDonough, GA 30253
          Mrs. Kimberley Westbrook - 770-957-4131


         New Creation Christian Academy
         330 Lake Dow Road, McDonough, GA 30253
         Mrs. Judy Foster - 770-898-9728


         People's Baptist Academy
         850 Mill Road, McDonough, GA 30253
         Mr. Tim Boggs - 770-914-7388


         Strong Rock Christian School
         4200 Stong Rock Parkway,Locust Grove, GA 30248
         Mr. David Mann - 678-833-1200


Higher Education

Henry County Schools, in partnership with Clayton State University, Gordon College, and Southern Crescent Technical College has established the Academy for Advanced Studies at Henry County High School. The Academy offers day and evening college courses to returning adults and dual enrollment for current high school students.


In addition to the schools involved in the Academy, Henry County is also home to satellite campuses of DeVry University, Mercer University, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business, University of Phoenix, and Walden University

         Atlanta Bible College
2020 Avalon Parkway, Suite 400, McDonough, GA 30253
Mr. David Krogh -   678-833-1839

  Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Blvd.,
Morrow, GA 30260                                                    Ms. Reda Rowell - 678-466-4470

  DeVry University 
675 Southcrest Parkway, Ste. 100,
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Mr. Greg Pace - 678-284-4700

  Mercer University - Regional Academic  Center
60 Henry Parkway,
McDonough, GA 30253
Mr. Gary Hollums - 678-547-6422

  Robinson College of Business - GSU
35 Broad Street, Suite 73, Atlanta, GA 30303
Mr. Ralph E. Kahlan -

         Southern Crescent Technical College
         501 Varsity Road. Griffin, GA 30223
         Mrs. Kristen Miller - 770-823-9750

         Troy University - East Atlanta
         1160 Monticello Street, Covington, GA 30014
         Mr. Bob Bertram - 770-385-8315


         University of Georgia - Griffin Campus
         1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, GA 30223
         Mr. Art Cain - 770-229-3478

As a result of the 2010 Henry County Intergovernmental Retreat, the following education and workforce development goals were adopted and are being addressed:

1. Increase the High School Graduation Rate

2. Imporve Academic Rank Among Top GA School Systems

3. Secure a Technical College / Increase Dual Enrollment

4. Become a Certified Work Ready Community

5. Improve School Readiness

Click here to view the final report of the "E2: Economics & Education Task Force - 2011"

here to view the "Henry County Economics & Education" video