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All high schools rank in top 17 percent on National Best High School Ranking List

U.S. News and World Report has ranked all five of Fayette County’s high schools in the top 17 percent in the nation on its annual 2024 Best High Schools list.

The U.S. News rankings include data on nearly 25,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. McIntosh High came in at 629 nationally; Starr’s Mill at 707; Whitewater at 1,459; Fayette County High at 3,614; and Sandy Creek at 4,064.

McIntosh and Starr’s Mill ranked in the top 3 percent nationally, with Whitewater in the top 6 percent, Fayette County in the top 15 percent, and Sandy Creek in the top 17 percent.

All five high schools made the top 100 of Georgia high schools: McIntosh at 18, Starr’s Mill at 22, Whitewater at 38, Fayette County High at 92, and Sandy Creek at 99.


Posted 4/26/2024