Jackie Davies

A graduate of Eastside High School in 2008. She attended Georgia Perimeter College for two years, receiving an Associates degree, then transferring to Georgia Southern University in 2010 to study Early Childhood Education.

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H. James Johnson III

A 2009 Eastside High School graduate. Johnson is now a senior Economics major and football player at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.

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Jeffrey Hexom

A graduate of Alcovy High School in 2008, Hexum attended the United States Military Academy (West Point). Upon graduation he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Army. He is now a transportation officer and will be reporting to Fort Hood in December.

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Quick Facts

The Newton County School System serves the entire county including the five municipalities of Covington, Oxford, Porterdale, Mansfiled, and Dearborn. The 25 schools are organized into:

  • Thirteen elementary schools (PreK – 5)
  • Five middle schools (6-8)
  • Three high schools (9-12)
  • Newton County Theme School at Ficquett (K-7)
  • Challenge Charter School (6-9)
  • Newton College & Career Academy (11-12)
  • Ombudsman Alternative Education Program

More than 19,000 students are enrolled in Newton County Schools this year.

Visit the official website of the Newton County School System here.

School Infographics

About This Site

This site was designed by the Covington News to provide an overview of the Newton County School System. The News ran an in-depth 24-part series that highlighted each school, elementary, middle and high.

About The Covington News

The Covington News is a community based tri-weekly newspaper that serves the citizens of Newton County, Georgia as it has since its inception in 1865. The News has won a myriad of awards for the wide-ranging coverage it provides its readers. As the legal organ of the county, The News is the source of local information for Newton residents.

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