Was your school among the top 50 in Georgia on the ACT?

Here are the top 50 Georgia high schools based on the performance of their class of 2016 on the ACT.

The schools are ordered based on their score.

» See a searchable database of Georgia's 2016 ACT scores here

The first number after the school’s name and district is the average composite score. Each student gets a composite score based on the results in each section of the test, and the school result is an average of those composite scores.

The next number is the proportion of students who qualified for Free or Reduced-price Lunch in the last school year.

The final number is the percentage of seniors tested.

» See how girls, boys, blacks, whites and other groups performed

Georgia schools with the highest average ACT scores in 2016

1. Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology (Lawrenceville): 28.7; 33%; 62%

2. Northview High School (Johns Creek): 27.2; 6%; 66%

3. Johns Creek High School (Johns Creek): 26.8; 7%; 66%

4. Walton High School (Marietta): 26.6; <5%; 72%

5. Chattahoochee High School (Johns Creek): 26.1; 11%; 66%

6. Alpharetta High School (Alpharetta): 25.9; 11%; 71%

7. Cambridge High School (Milton): 25.6; 6%; 70%

8. Columbus High School (Columbus): 25.5; 21%; 61%

9. McIntosh High School (Peachtree City): 25.3; 10%; 77%

10. North Gwinnett High School (Suwanee): 25.3; 10%; 60%

11. Alan C. Pope High School (Marietta): 25.2; 7%; 65%

12. Starr's Mill High School (Fayetteville): 25.2; 9%; 83%

13. South Forsyth High School (Cumming): 25; 10%; 71%

14. DeKalb School of the Arts (Avondale Estates): 24.9; 28%; 79%

15. Lambert High School (Suwanee): 24.9; <5%; 80%

16. Chamblee Charter High School (Chamblee): 24.8; 35%; 57%

17. Kennesaw Mountain High School (Kennesaw): 24.8; 29%; 49%

18. Lassiter High School (Marietta): 24.8; 8%; 67%

19. Milton High School (Milton): 24.8; 11%; 65%

20. Savannah Arts Academy (Savannah): 24.8; 12%; 60%

21. John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School (Augusta): 24.7; >95%; 64%

22. Roswell High School (Roswell): 24.7; 26%; 60%

23. Lakeside High School (Evans): 24.6; 25%; 36%

24. Oconee County High School (Watkinsville): 24.6; 19%; 55%

25. Joseph Wheeler High School (Marietta): 24.1; 45%; 48%

26. Centennial High School (Roswell): 23.8; 35%; 47%

27. Greenbrier High School (Evans): 23.8; 9%; 44%

28. Brookwood High School (Snellville): 23.6; 28%; 52%

29. Etowah High School (Woodstock): 23.6; 23%; 70%

30. Forsyth Central High School (Cumming): 23.5; 29%; 48%

31. Mill Creek High School (Hoschton): 23.5; 22%; 53%

32. Harrison High School (Kennesaw): 23.4; 8%; 65%

33. Sequoyah High School (Canton): 23.4; 23%; 56%

34. Woodstock High School (Woodstock): 23.3; 25%; 61%

35. Dunwoody High School (Dunwoody): 23.2; 30%; 58%

36. North Oconee High School (Bogart): 23.2; 18%; 67%

37. West Forsyth High School (Cumming): 23.2; 12%; 68%

38. Lakeside High School (Atlanta): 23.1; 41%; 61%

39. Norcross High School (Norcross): 23.1; 67%; 44%

40. Parkview High School (Lilburn): 23.1; 41%; 53%

41. Peachtree Ridge High School (Suwanee): 23.1; 32%; 55%

42. River Ridge High School (Woodstock): 23.1; 22%; 64%

43. Whitewater High School (Fayetteville): 23.1; 15%; 71%

44. Mountain View High School (Lawrenceville): 23; 32%; 50%

45. North Forsyth High School (Cumming): 22.9; 19% 47%

46. Riverwood High School (Sandy Springs): 22.9; 41%; 56%

47 BUFORD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BUFORD HIGH SCHOOL 22.8 34% 58%

47. Buford High School (Buford): 22.8; 34%; 58%

48. Decatur High School (Decatur): 22.8; 18%; 73%

49. Duluth High School (Duluth): 22.8; 54%; 40%

50. A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet (Augusta): 22.7; >95%; 80%

» Discover what Georgia's best schools have in common

The AJC has created the The Ultimate Atlanta School Guide that lets you look at and compare critical data for every school in Georgia. You can find it at http://schools.myajc.com/#/schools.

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