Education Opportunities in Upson County
Upson County is enthusiastic about education. Serving over 5,000 students with approximately 325 certified teachers and an additional 300 support staff, Thomaston's school system offers a broad instructional program, meeting the needs of all its students, from the gifted, to college prep and vocational/technical students, and those with special needs. The system operates a comprehensive Pre-K through 12th grade program at five schools; three elementary, one middle school, and one high school. All schools are accredited through the Georgia Accrediting Commission.
If you are looking for an alternative to public education, Westwood Christian Academy offers classes from preschool through High School. Westwood Christian Academy offers small classes and a hands-on learning environment. Founded in 1968, Westwood Academy is a private, coeducational school providing quality education for students from three-year-old preschool through 12th grade, and is managed by a highly trained and nurturing staff, who adhere to strict Christian work ethics in all aspects of its education practice.
Click on the links to explore the websites of some of the local schools and colleges.
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
Gordon State College - 678-359-5739
Southern Crescent Technical College- 706-646-6148
University of Georgia - Griffin Campus - 770-228-7263
Thomaston-Upson School System - 706-647-9621
Upson-Lee High School - 706-647-8171
Upson-Lee Middle School - 706-647-6256
Upson-Lee North Elementary - 706-647-3632
Upson-Lee South Elementary - 706-647-7540
Upson-Lee Pre-Kindergarten - 706-646-4729
Westwood Christian Academy - 706-647-8131
St George's Episcopal School - 770-358-9432