Contact: Dean Jackson Office of Public Information
Phone: 770.254.2736
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Press Release – June 13, 2019

New school year begins Monday, August 5; Orientation on Friday, August 2

Coweta County Schools will begin the 2019-20 school year on Monday, August 5.

Parents and students will be able to visit schools and meet teachers on Friday, August 2, before the start of the new school year. School Orientation will be held at separate times for Coweta’s middle, elementary and high schools on August 2:

Middle Schools: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (all middle schools)

Elementary Schools: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (all elementary schools).

High Schools: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (all high schools)

Orientation provides parents and students an opportunity to find their classrooms and meet their teachers before the start of school. Teachers will not be available for formal conferences during Orientation.  

Many schools will hold additional back-to-school functions. 
East Coweta High School will hold its annual Freshman Orientation Night on Thursday, August 1, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The event is not a drop-in, and the school is asking rising freshmen to register and answer questions at this link: (see this flyer for more information)

School websites, linked at, will include updated information for these and other school-specific activities in the new year. All schools will hold student orientation on August 2, regardless of other events.

Representatives from the school system’s transportation department will be available at all schools during the August 2 Orientation, and on the first day of school on August 5, to provide information about bus schedules.  School bus routes for the new school year will also be posted on the school system’s website before the start of school.

Parents who wish to enroll their elementary-age children in the school system’s tuition-based After School Program will also be able to do so on August 1 and 2 at their child’s school.  Representatives will be available between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at each elementary school.

Parents who need to register their children for school can do so (8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday) at the school system’s Central Registration Center, located at 167 Werz Industrial Drive in Newnan (770-254-5551).

2019 Last Day of School

Coweta schools bid students farewell for the summer on May 24. The 2019-2020 school year starts again on Monday, August 5, with Orientation held at all schools on Friday, August 2.