Henry County Schools surpass 43,000 in enrollment

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New student enrollment numbers for Henry County Schools show the school district has surpassed 43,000 in total enrollment. Enrollment numbers are provided by the Georgia Department of Education on a semiannual basis.

As a district, Henry County has added a net gain of 170 students in the past six months. Enrollment as of October 1 totaled 43,009 students compared to 42,839 in March.

The district has an average of 3,278 students per grade level, K-12, with 4,102 ninth graders representing the largest class. By contrast, first grade has the least number of students with 2,713.

Dutchtown High School and Ola High School continue to top the list, with 1,740 and 1,712 students respectively. By comparison, six months ago, Dutchtown High had 1,646 students and Ola had 1,609.

The smallest high school, McDonough, has 1,118 students. It was announced this week by the Georgia High School Athletics Association that McDonough will be dropping from AAAA to AAA in next year’s athletic classifications based on its enrollment. All other Henry County high schools will remain in their current classification.

DutchtownDutchtown Elementary794
Pate’s Creek Elementary534
Red Oak Elementary675
Dutchtown Middle1,231
Dutchtown High1,740
Cluster Subtotal4,974
Eagle’s LandingFlippen Elementary576
Oakland Elementary774
Eagle’s Landing Middle1,060
Eagle’s Landing High1,507
Cluster Subtotal3,917
HamptonHampton Elementary409
Mt. Carmel Elementary656
Rocky Creek Elementary696
Hampton Middle946
Hampton High1,220
Cluster Subtotal3,927
Locust GroveLocust Grove Elementary468
Unity Grove Elementary794
Locust Grove Middle1,053
Locust Grove High1,511
Cluster Subtotal3,826
LuellaBethlehem Elementary435
Luella Elementary625
Luella Middle936
Luella High1,208
Cluster Subtotal3,204
McDonoughTussahaw Elementary807
Walnut Creek Elementary613
Wesley Lakes Elementary850
McDonough Middle881
McDonough High1,118
Cluster Subtotal4,269
OlaNew Hope Elementary725
Ola Elementary1,003
Rock Spring Elementary823
Ola Middle1,273
Ola High1,712
Cluster Subtotal5,536
StockbridgeAustin Road Elementary389
Cotton Indian Elementary648
Fairview Elementary567
Smith-Barnes Elementary271
Stockbridge Elementary567
Austin Road Middle608
Stockbridge Middle770
Stockbridge High1,454
Cluster Subtotal5,274
Union GroveEast Lake Elementary690
Hickory Flat Elementary637
Timber Ridge Elementary695
Union Grove Middle1,075
Union Grove High1,521
Cluster Subtotal4,618
WoodlandPleasant Grove Elementary501
Woodland Elementary650
Woodland Middle756
Woodland High1,447
Cluster Subtotal3,354
EXCEL Academy110
District Total43,009

Enrollment numbers are as of October 1, 2019, provided by the Georgia Department of Education.

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