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In Everything we do,

We Go For Gold.

A bold promise- we know. Since 1886, we've shown our students how to work hard to reach their goals. It takes character and courage. Most important, it means working together as one community. That's why all of our schools- elementary, middle, junior high, and high school- share the same 130-acre campus. We are Trojans. Watch what we can do.

2017 graduation picture

Our Vision

The Carrollton City Schools and community nurture and empower individuals to be life-long learners who take personal responsibility for improving our world.

Our Mission

The Carrollton City Schools will meet or exceed the expectations of the people we serve by providing:

  • a plan for developing and supporting school and community partnerships
  • a safe, healthy environment for students, teachers and staff
  • the best prepared teachers, administrators and staff
  • a challenging curriculum and learning opportunities
  • the highest quality instructional resources and tools
  • a plan of continuous improvement

System Profile

The Carrollton City School System is one of only 21 city school districts in Georgia – and one of the oldest. Established in 1886, the district enjoys a rich tradition of excellence while embracing innovation and change to provide the best opportunities for all students – setting and maintaining the gold standard in education.

The 2015-2016 school year ended with an enrollment exceeding the 5,100 mark. Below is a statistical breakdown of the system.


• Grades: Pre-K to 12
• Enrollment: 5,122
• FY16 budget: $38,616,657
• Millage rate: 18.5
• Cost per student: $7,879
• White: 43%
• Black: 31%
• Hispanic: 19%
• Multi-racial: 5%
• Asian: 1%
• Free/reduced school lunch students: 56%
• Students with disabilities: 10.5%
• LEP students: 7%
• Tuition students: 28%
• Total number of teachers: 289
• Teachers w/ advanced degrees: 61%
• Average teaching experience: 13 years
• Student/teacher ratio: 18:1
• Graduation rate: 91.3%

Note: Most of the demographic information above is also available on the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement website.