Fulton County School System

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Fulton County School System
786 Cleveland Avenue SE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30315
United States
Coordinates 33°40′48″N 84°21′52″W / 33.680131°N 84.364448°W / 33.680131; -84.364448Coordinates: 33°40′48″N 84°21′52″W / 33.680131°N 84.364448°W / 33.680131; -84.364448[1]
Motto Where Students Come First
Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa
Faculty 6,800[2]
Grades Pre-kindergarten - 5
Enrollment 94,000[2]
Accreditations Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Georgia Accrediting Commission
Telephone (404) 768-3600

The Fulton County School System is a school district headquartered in East Point, Georgia, United States.[3][4] The system serves the area of Fulton County outside the Atlanta city limits (which are served by Atlanta Public Schools). Fulton County Schools serve the cities of Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell, and Sandy Springs north of Atlanta, and Chattahoochee Hills, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto, Union City, and Fulton's remaining unincorporated areas in the south. Fulton County is the fourth-largest school system in Georgia.

The Fulton County school district is the only non-contiguous school district in the state, having a 17-mile (27 km) separation (Atlanta Public Schools) between the north and south.

As of the 2012-2013 school year, Fulton has 11,500 full-time employees, including 7,500 teachers and other certified personnel, who work in 99 schools and 15 administrative and support buildings. Approximately 94,000 students attend classes in 58 elementary schools, 19 middle schools, 15 high schools, and seven charter schools.


  1. ^ "Free US Geocoder". Retrieved 2010-06-09. 
  2. ^ a b School Stats, Retrieved June 9, 2010.
  3. ^ Home page. Retrieved on June 21, 2009.
  4. ^ "East Point city, Georgia." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on June 21, 2009.

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