• Big changes: 2 new schools open for thousands of Henry County students this year

    By: Kristen Holloway


    HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - Thousands of students will be going to new schools this year in Henry County. 

    Children who went to Henry County Middle and High Schools will now be going to McDonough Middle and High schools Thursday.

    [SPECIAL SECTION: Back 2 School]

    The new schools will have dozens of new classrooms and other facilities for students and staff. Also, school officials said there will be new security measures to keep students safe. 

    So as of right now, the district has 50 schools. And Henry County is the second fastest growing community in the metro area. 

    “It’s been a serious goal that we have taken on to ambitiously pursue being the fastest improving and highest achieving school district in the metro Atlanta area,” said Henry County Schools Superintendent Mary Elizabeth. 

    [FULL LIST: Metro Atlanta Back 2 School Start Dates 2019]


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