Mission Statement
The Colquitt County School System is committed to the daily pursuit of excellence in student achievement while working with parents and the community to serve the needs of all children in a positive and safe environment.
Facts and Figures
With all schools accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Colquitt County School System places priority on academics. Approximately 9,600 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 Assesesment Budget

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

Schools

Total Schools: 14
Elementary: 10
Middle (6-7): 1
Junior (8-9): 1
High: 1
Achievement Center(6-12):1 
Student Population: Approximately 9600


Georgia Milestones
End-of-Course
End-of-Grade
FY2016
Transportation
Colquitt County buses transport an approximate 11,100 students per day (morning and evening routes combined), 8500 miles per day totaling 1,512,000 miles per year.

School Nutrition

Colquitt County School Nutrition:

  • served approximately 40,000 meals during the 2016 Summer Feeding Program.
  • served 1,453,998 Lunch Meals in SY 15-16.
  • served 793,456 Breakfast Meals in SY 15-16.
  • CEP Participation SY15-16:  Community Eligibility Provision Program - All school sites qualify to receive meals at no charge for breakfast and lunch.  No applications required.
  • Employees - Approximately 113 trained food service professionals in 13 school locations, three satellite sites, and average three employees per site who are ServSafe Certified by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Employees
Colquitt County Board of Education is one of the largest employers in Colquitt County, with approximately 1,500 employees.