Here are some important facts and figures to help navigate the Henry County school system.
Henry County schools begin Monday, July 31.
Schools will host open house events Thursday, July 27 for parents and students to meet teachers and complete paperwork. The open house for high schools are scheduled for 1-3 p.m., middle schools from 3-5 p.m., and elementary schools from 5-7 p.m. The open house event for Impact Academy, Henry County’s virtual school, is Wednesday, July 26 from 2-7:30 p.m.
- First day of school: July 31
- Fall Break: Sept. 18-22
- Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 20-24
- Semester Break: Dec. 25-Jan. 8
- Winter Break (includes Presidents Day): Feb. 19-23
- Spring Break: April 2-6
- Last day of school: May 25
Enrollment information: Henry County Schools enrollment forms and requirements
Bus routes: Henry County school bus information
Number of schools:
- 28 elementary schools
- 11 middle schools
- 11 high schools
- 3 charter schools
- 1 virtual school
- 1 college and career academy
Henry County Schools is the 8th largest school district in Georgia with 42,000 students. With 5,000 employees, it is also the largest employer in Henry County.
Student demographics as of Nov. 2016:
- White: 32 percent
- Black: 52 percent
- Hispanic: 9 percent
- Multiracial: 4 percent
- Asian: 3 percent
Economically disadvantaged students: 54 percent
Graduation rate: 85.3 percent (2016)
School menus: Menus for Henry County Schools can be found on the district’s School Nutrition page.
School tax millage rate (2016): 20 mills
Budget (2017): $362 million
Henry County School leadership
Current superintendent Rodney Bowler has served Henry County Schools for over 23 years as an educator and in leadership positions, according to his bio.
Henry County Schools is governed by a five-member Board of Education elected to four-year terms. The public is encouraged to attend board meetings.
You can find information about your school, such as test scores, graduation rates and school climate rating at the Ultimate Atlanta School Guide.
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