The Douglas County School System is a public school district in Douglas County, Georgia. The district includes the communities of Douglasville, Lithia Springs, Villa Rica, Austell and Winston. The headquarters for the school is in Douglasville, Georgia and they serve preschool students through high school seniors. They are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and have an enrollment of nearly 19,000 students. They also have a faculty count of approximately 1070 teachers as well as other staff members. Some of the open positions may include kindergarten teacher, special education teacher, reading teacher, art teacher and speech language pathologist. At the time of this writing they also have openings for an engineering teacher and a science teacher.
Douglas County is located just outside of Atlanta, and the history of it goes back to 1870 when it was founded and named for Stephen A Douglas. The county seat is Douglasville. The population of the county was 132,403 as of the 2010 census. The county was created after the United States Civil War. The previous name was also Douglass County, named after Frederick Douglass, but it was changed and the extra S was removed when Confederate Democrats regained power and renamed it for Stephen A Douglas.
As for the school district, there are nearly two dozen elementary schools that reside within this district as well as eight different middle schools. There are also six high schools including Alexander High School, Chapel Hill High School and Douglas County High School. Two other facilities within the district include the College and Career Institute and the Performance Learning System. Like with most public school districts, the annual budget is a matter of public record. For this school district, the annual budget for the 2018 through 2019 school year is $578 million
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