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The 19 Fulton County public elementary, middle and high schools which serve the residents of Johns Creek are the backbone of the community. They are one of the main reasons people choose to live here to raise their families and educate their children.

Johns Creek's public schools are diverse in their student population, academic offerings and extra-curricular activities. From Special Needs programs to environmental awareness classes to advanced math distance learning labs with the Georgia Institute of Technology, the opportunities to learn and grow are boundless.

The value placed by parents, teachers, students and the community on these public schools cannot be overstated. National academic rankings, high test scores and award-winning scholars, artists and athletes are the result of the community's high value placed on its public schools.

Of the four high schools, four middle schools and 11 elementary schools which serve the residents of Johns Creek, three of them (Chattahoochee High, River Trail Middle and Dolvin Elementary) are recipients of the US Department of Education's highest honor, the Blue Ribbon National School of Excellence. Three schools – Chattahoochee High, Taylor Road Middle and Haynes Bridge Middle – are recognized as Georgia Schools of Excellence.

Northview High is a two-year recipient of the State AAAAA Governor's Cup and, along with Chattahoochee and Centennial, is consistently named "Best High School" by Atlanta Magazine.

Centennial, Chattahoochee and Northview are recognized each year by Newsweek Magazine as a "Top 1,000 High School" and by US News and World Report as "Outstanding American High School."

Annually, each high school is represented by a substantial number of National Merit Scholarship finalists and winners, and national, regional and state honors abound in extracurricular programs in debate, lacrosse, Academic Bowls, football, cheerleading, mathematics, robotics, soccer, baseball, Jr. ROTC, school newspapers, computer programming and engineering.

Over 50% of the faculty of the Fulton County Schools serving Johns Creek have their Masters degrees and 20% hold doctorate or specialist degrees. Like their students, many Johns Creek teachers have received national honors and awards, including the Milken Family Foundation Award.

An average of 88% of the students who graduate from Centennial, Chattahoochee and Northview high schools attend 4-year colleges, including Harvard, Yale, UCLA, Princeton, West Point, Johns Hopkins, MIT, William & Mary, Duke, Stanford and Georgia Tech.

Fact Sheets:

Centennial High School 

Chattahoochee High School

Johns Creek High School

Northview High School

Exceptional private educational opportuintes abound in Johns Creek as well. 

Johns Creek is home to Holy Redeemer Christian School, which offers an academically rigorous and demanding educational opportunity within a vibrant Catholic community.

Since every successful school is founded upon quality instruction delivered by well prepared, skillful and dedicated teachers, Holy Redeemer has, from its establishment in 1999, built its success upon identifying, employing and supporting the ongoing education of well prepared, experienced, skillful teachers. The average number of years experience of a Holy Redeemer teacher is 17.  Over half have earned advanced degrees in their area of specialization.

Commitment to excellence begins with our instructional staff and radiates from there to all aspects of Holy Redeemer School.  Faith, curriculum, technology, activities, athletics, personal conduct, and academic performance are all aimed at standards of excellence.

Mt Pisgah Christian School offers a premier preschool, both half and full day programs, as well as Junior Kindergarten through twelfth grade. The Pathfinders after school has been added to serve area families seeking high quality educational and co-curricular experiences for their children.

Pisgah’s academic programs have grown substantially to include Honors and AP courses in all areas of core coursework and additional electives. Pisgah offers an exceptional Christian educational experience that encompasses all areas for the whole child. Academic life at Pisgah is rigorous and balanced, dedicated to the development of each child to his full potential. The school strives to accommodate students with varied abilities in an atmosphere of warmth and acceptance. A supportive community encourages each student’s awareness of self and others, while emphasizing learning as a lifelong process.

Perimeter School is a unique K- 8 covenant Christian educational community in Johns Creek. Perimeter School is compelled and excited to provide a broad and enrichingcurriculum and program – engaging both mind and heart. Creative teachers, small classes, and a biblical foundation complement a distinctive, time-tested and relevant application of a covenant school philosophy, influenced by the ideas of Charlotte Mason and other mentors. Our school is GAC accredited,  a ministry of Perimeter Church(PCA), and a member of the ChildLight Schools Association.

Broad curriculum includes an array of subjects and programs to engage and enrich, including both inspirational and instructional subjects like Bible, physical eduation, the arts, math, history, science, literature and nature study, all of which encourage exploration and discovery beyond facts and figures.

Woodward North, a satellite elementary school of Woodward Academy. has more than 300 students from Pre-K through sixth grade and is located in Johns Creek, on a 33-acre wooded campus with a nature trail that is used for educational and recreational purposes.

At Woodward North, the focus is on innovative practices in the classroom with a curriculum that emphasizes critical thinking. With a student-teacher ratio average of only 10:1, students receive wise guidance at every step, discover their greatest strengths, and build life-shaping qualities of good character.

In addition to the rigorous academic program for mainstream students, Woodward North also offers an acclaimed Transition Program for students with diagnosed learning disabilities in fourth through sixth grades.

Fact Sheets:

Mt Pisgah Christian School

Woodward North


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