Students in Fulton County head back to school on Aug. 6.
Photo: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC
Photo: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC

Your guide to the 2018-2019 Fulton County school year

The new school year is just around the corner for students in Fulton.

Fulton County Schools begin Monday, Aug. 6.

Fulton County School Calendar:

  • First day of school: Aug. 6
  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 19-23
  • Winter Break: Dec. 21 - Jan. 4
  • Last day of school: May 23

Enrollment Information: Fulton County Schools student enrollment information

Bus Routes: Fulton County Schools bus stop information

MORE: Georgia Milestones results for Fulton County Schools


Number of Schools:

The district has 96,700 students, more than 14,000 employees and more than 7,500 teachers.

  • 59 elementary schools
  • 19 middle schools
  • 18 high schools
  • 10 charter organizations

Demographics:

  • White: 29 percent
  • Black: 42 percent
  • Hispanic: 15 percent
  • Asian: 11 percent
  • Multiracial: 3 percent
  • Pacific Islander: 0.1 percent
  • American Indian: 0.1 percent 

School menus:

Information about Fulton County school menus, costs and special dietary needs can be found on the district’s nutrition page

Fulton County School Leadership:

Fulton County has a seven-member board of education, with Jeff Rose serving as superintendent. If interested in attending a board meeting, information can be found on the board’s meeting schedule.

Other info:

Graduation rate (2017): 86.8 percent

  • School tax millage rate (2017): 18.48 mills
  • Budget (2018): $1 billion

You can find information about your school, such as test scores, graduation rates and school climate rating at the Ultimate Atlanta School Guide


In other back-to-school news:

Clark Howard answers questions about everything from school uniform bargains to college loan payments before the new school year begins.

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