What you need to know about Clayton County first day of school

Clayton County schools start Monday, Aug. 8.

You can find basic information on the system by clicking here.

Here’s more information to help families navigate the Clayton school system.

Superintendent: Luvenia W. Jackson

The Clayton County Board of Education appointed Jackson superintendent in 2014.

Jackson came up through the ranks, serving Clayton schools in various positions for more than 30 years. She has held positions from teacher, assistant principal, principal, and assistant superintendent and other administrative positions, where she brought innovative changes.

School board Leadership: You can find information on school board members by clicking here:


First day of school: Aug. 8. There will be a back-to-school resource fair Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 2260 Old Rex Morrow Road. Eligible students must pre-register for this event to determine eligibility for free uniforms and school supplies. Call 770-473-3250 to schedule an appointment for registration.

You can find school bus information here.

You can find information about school lunches here.


Labor Day, Sept. 5

Fall break, Oct. 10

Nov. 21-25, Thanksgiving

Dec. 19-30, winter holiday. (Classes resume Jan. 3)

April 3-7, spring break

May 23, last day of school

See the complete Clayton County school calendar here.

Number of schools

12 high schools

17 middle schools

37 elementary schools

Enrollment and information for newcomershttp://www.clayton.k12.ga.us/departments/student_services/

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