Henry County Schools is the 8th largest school district in Georgia and 123rd largest district in the United States. HCS is nestled about 20 minutes south of the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and is comprised of 52 schools, including 3 Academies. Over the past 20 years, we have grown in community population from 113,000 residents to over 244,000 residents. Student enrollment since 1999 has grown from 21,000 students to almost 43,000 students. In recent years our number of employees has grown from 3,000 in 1999 to nearly 6,000.
Henry County Schools is in Pursuit of Exceptional and we are taking action to advance opportunities, access, and outcomes so that every student in our school district has Exceptional Support, Exceptional Access, and an Exceptional Future. In 2020, our Board adopted our 2021-2026 Community-Inspired Strategic Plan and laid out a clear vision and mission for Henry County Schools. Our vision is to ensure a high-quality, world-class education for every student, and our mission is to empower all students with exceptional opportunities and access that lead to success in a global society.
Henry County Schools is focused on the academic success, feeling of safety and belonging at school, and the overall happiness of every student.