The Douglas County School System serves approximately 25,800 students in 36 schools and programs, including 20 elementary schools, eight middle schools, five traditional high schools, two non-traditional high school programs, and one online school for grades K-12. The Douglas County School System is the 17th largest school system in Georgia.
With over 3,300 employees, the Douglas County School System is the county's largest employer. Approximately 70% of employees live in Douglas County.
The school system's mission is to provide a quality education for all students in a safe, supportive environment. Our vision is to build a community of lifelong learners that become responsible individuals, independent thinkers, and productive citizens. We are ''The Standard of Excellence.'' Mr. Trent North has served as superintendent since 2017.
Our goals are to provide a challenging, comprehensive instructional and curricular program for all learners; to provide a school environment that is safe and supportive and enhances the learning process; and to improve communication throughout the school community.
The formula for academic success involves the students, parents, teachers, staff, and the community working together. The Douglas County School System's excellent teachers are enthusiastic professionals who strive to maximize each student's achievement.