Facts and Figures

With all schools accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Colquitt County School District places priority on academics. Approximately 8,850 students are served by the district's ten elementary schools, one middle school (grades 6-7), one junior high school (grades 8-9), and one high school( grades 10-12). Alternate programs enhance educational services. Classes typically begin in early August. 

Schools & Facilities Assessment Budget

Colquitt County
Size: 552 square miles
Population: Approximately 46,000


Total Schools: 13
Elementary: 10
Middle (6-7): 1
Junior (8-9): 1
High: 1


Achievement Center(6-12)
GEAR - Gifted Center (3-5)

Student Population: Approximately 8,830

Georgia Milestones

Colquitt County School District buses transport an approximate 11,362 students per day (morning and evening routes combined), 8500 miles per day totaling 1,512,000 miles per year.

Colquitt County School Nutrition:
  • Served approximately 39,400 meals during the 2023 Summer Feeding Program.

  • Served 1,154,639 Lunch Meals in SY 22-23.

  • Served 634,964 Breakfast Meals in SY 22-23.

  • Served 102,743 After-School Snacks in SY 22-23.

  • CEP Participation SY22-23:  Community Eligibility Provision Program - All school sites qualify to receive meals at no charge for breakfast and lunch.  No applications required.

  • Employees - Approximately 106 trained food service professionals in 13 school locations, three satellite sites, and average two employees per site who are ServSafe Certified by the Georgia Department of Public Health.


Colquitt County Board of Education is one of the largest employers in Colquitt County, with approximately 1506 employees.

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