Tift County School District

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Tift County School District
207 North Ridge Avenue
, Georgia, 31794-4323
United States
Coordinates31°27′54″N 83°30′40″W / 31.465°N 83.511°W / 31.465; -83.511Coordinates: 31°27′54″N 83°30′40″W / 31.465°N 83.511°W / 31.465; -83.511[1]
District information
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentAdam Hathaway
Accreditation(s)Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Georgia Accrediting Commission
NCES District ID1304980[2]
Students and staff
Other information
Tift County School District headquarters

The Tift County School District is a public school district in Tift County, Georgia, United States, based in Tifton. It serves the communities of Omega, Phillipsburg, Tifton, Ty Ty, and Unionville.

Board of Education[edit]

The following people make up the Tift County Government Board of Education

  • Jonathan Jones, Chairperson - District 7
  • Pat McKinnon - District 2 -
  • Marilyn Burks, Vice Chairperson - District 1
  • John Waddell - District 3
  • Jamie Hill - District 4
  • Sam Wright - District 5
  • Rusty Harrelson - District 6


The Tift County School District has a pre-K center, four primary schools, three elementary schools, two middle schools, one junior high school, one high school, and one alternative school.[4]

In 2010, the Tift County Board of Education turned J. T. Reddick Elementary School into a 6th grade-only school. In 2018, schools have been configured for grades K-5, 6-8 and 9–12. The new configuration will require that a new ninth grade wing be constructed at Tift County High School.[5]

High schools[edit]

Middle schools (6-8)[edit]

  • Eighth Street Middle School
  • Northeast Middle School

Elementary (K-5)[edit]

  • Annie Belle Clark Elementary School
  • Charles Spencer Elementary School
  • G.O Bailey Elementary School
  • J. T. Reddick Elementary School
  • Len Lastinger Elementary School
  • Omega Elementary School (located in Omega, K-5th grade)
  • Northside Primary School
  • Matt Wilson Elementary School


  • Tift County Pre-K Center

Alternative schools[edit]



  1. ^ "Free US Geocoder". Archived from the original on 2011-05-11. Retrieved 2010-06-28.
  2. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Tift County". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences.
  3. ^ a b School Stats, Retrieved June 28, 2010.
  4. ^ Georgia Board of Education[permanent dead link], Retrieved June 28, 2010.
  5. ^ "Board to let parents know of rezoning plans » Local News » Tifton Gazette". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2010-06-28.

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