At a Glance

The Walton County School District is committed to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to learn in safe and engaging learning environments. WCSD values all students as unique individuals and is committed to continuous improvement that enables students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong, and independent learners. Students, parents, teachers, administrators, staff, district office personnel, and community members work together to ensure our students succeed both in our community and the global society.
  • Serves over 14,000 students in Pre-K through 12th grade
  • Employs roughly 2,000 individuals – the largest employer in Walton County
  • 15 schools including nine elementary, three middle and three high schools
  • 79% of certified staff hold advanced degrees
  • State of the art facilities and technology throughout the system
  • All students in grades 7 through 12 receive personal mobile computing devices
  • 100% of schools increased academic performance on multiple state assessments
  • Continually exceeds the State on all End-of-Grade and End-of-Course Georgia Milestone Assessments
  • 81.9% graduation rate – exceeding both state and national rates
  • Over $11 million in total student scholarships for the graduating class of 2016
  • Graduation gaps for economically disadvantaged and minority students continue to close dramatically.
  • Outstanding Advanced Placement programs at all high schools
  • 89 AP Scholars and 1 National AP Scholar in 2016
  • 1 of 10 districts in the state of Georgia on College Board’s 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success
  • 100% of Move on When Ready students earned college credit in 2016
  • 1 Gold Status school on the Governor’s Greatest Gains in Student Achievement List
  • 2 Title I High-Progress Reward Schools named by the DOE for Highest Achievement and Greatest Gains
  • 2015 & 2016 GSBA Exemplary Board of Education
  • Through the 21st Century grant program, more than 1,000 students are served in educational after school programs across the district.
  • Robust Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Program for grades 6 through 12
  • 2015 Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year
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