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K-12 Education

No Two Children Learn Exactly the Same

When it comes to options for K-12 schooling, Macon, Georgia has you covered. Over 40 quality public, private and charter school options mean consistent and tailored options are available to parents and their children, based on the type of learning preferred.

From larger student communities to classical institutes to private schools with some of the lowest teacher-to-student ratios, your child’s education can look however your family envisions it — leading to well-rounded graduates that are ready for the workforce.

Fast Facts

Macon By The Numbers
K-12 Schools including public, private and charter/magnet schools
Exemplary Board Recognition by the Georgia School Boards Association
2023 Graduation Rate for Bibb County Public Schools
School to receive Virtual STEM Certification
2006 & 2015 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
Dr. Curtis Jones was named National Superintendent of the Year in 2018
  • Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA)
  • The Academy for Classical Education (ACE)
  • Alexander II Magnet
  • Howard High School
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Practical Skills for Practically Everything

At Hutchings College and Career Academy, there is little disconnect between schoolwork and life applicability.

Students can earn both school and college credit while also obtaining certification in many different career paths like cyber security, automotive, audio/video, barbering and EMT, to name a few.

In partnership with the Bibb County School District and Central Georgia Technical College, HCCA allows students to enhance and practice employability skills in a unique, motivating community.

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Proven, Effective, Scholarly Education

The Academy for Classical Education takes students back to the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic.

With a 99.5% graduation rate, the Academy of Classical Education ranks highly among Georgia high schools. A heavy focus is paid to the teaching methods of classical thinkers such as Socrates, Aristotle, and Bach, as well as more modern musings from Jefferson, Churchill and Mandela . While a challenging school, students graduate as independent thinkers with the necessary skills to excel in life.

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Broadening the Horizon of What’s Possible

With a curriculum that is rich in math, science and technology, Alexander II Magnet is motivating students to exceed expectations and become lifelong learners.

Alexander II Magnet School offers a lot of firsts. It was the first elementary magnet school in the state of Georgia, the first school in Bibb County to earn its STEM certification and the first school in Georgia to earn its virtual STEM certification. Additionally, the school was recognized in 2006 and 2015 by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

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Learning for Higher Achievement

When students reach high school, many begin to see the plethora of options their lives can take. For some, this can be overwhelming.

High schools in Macon, GA provide students with a well-rounded education, revealing opportunities and possible direction and giving them the option to choose.

Howard High stands tall where students are consistently proficient and excelling in math and reading, according to state test scores. Students graduate from Howard High School prepared for college with an 87% graduation rate, climbing above the state average.