Quick Facts

  • 400 miles of shoreline on the magnificent Clarks Hill Lake
  • 18 golf courses within 45 minute drive
  • Within 30 minutes of the South's premier medical facilities
  • Home to Elijah Clark State Park & Museum
  • Home to Graves Mountain, the world's premier location for large, multiple twinned rutile crystals


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Lincoln County Public Education

Ranked as one of the top school systems in the region, excellence is a word often used to describe Lincoln County Schools at state and national levels. This excellence stems from a supportive Board of Education and the dedicated quality people who serve as teachers, paraprofessionals, administrative personnel, and special service staff. These individuals strive to make sure the necessary programs, curriculum, and facilities are provided for our students to achieve academically, socially, and emotionally.

Quick Facts on Education in Lincoln County

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools
  • Accredited with Quality by Georgia Accrediting Commission
  • Recognized for Excellence at National and State Levels
  • 1:15 Average Teacher:Pupil Ratio
  • Full Day Pre-kindergarten Program
  • Integration of Technology at All Levels
  • Internet Access in Every Classroom
  • Fully Automated Media Centers Linked to Every Classroom
  • Certified Guidance Counselors at All Levels
  • Gifted Education, Advanced Placement, Achievement Classes and Governor's Honors Program Availability

Lincoln County Board of Education

Dr. Samuel Light, Superintendent
Mr. Jason LeRoy, Chairman

423 Metasville Road
PO Box 39
Lincolnton, GA 30817
(706) 359-3742 phone
(706) 359-7938 fax
www.lincolncountyschools.org

School Enrollment:
Lincoln County Board of Education: (706) 359-3742
Lincoln County Elementary School: (706) 359-3449
Lincoln County Middle School: (706) 359-3069
Lincoln County High School: (706) 359-3121

Higher Education


Georgia Regents University

With roots firmly entrenched in a strong liberal arts tradition, Georgia Regents University is a unique blend of the old and the new, the traditional and the innovative. It is just 35 miles south of Lincolnton, in Augusta, Georgia. Approximately 6,000 students from 39 states and 42 countries provide diversity in age, race and nationality. Students may pursue studies in 50 majors, six bachelor and four associate degree programs, as well as graduate work in education, business, public administration and psychology. www.gru.edu

Augusta Technical Institute

With a satellite office within 20 minutes, Augusta Technical Institute, a post-secondary educational institution of the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education, serves technical education needs and supports economic development of the Central Savannah River Area. The Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education has developed curriculum standards with the direct involvement of business and industry. www.augustatech.edu

Job Training


Quick Start Training

This program is the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education's statewide training arm for new and expanding industries in Georgia. Developed as an incentive for companies to locate in Georgia, Quick Start provides job specific training for Georgians to enter the workforce in the state's new and expanding industries. Quick Start Training will be offered through Augusta Tech's Satellite Center in Thomson, Georgia, located 18 miles from Lincolnton. www.georgiaquickstart.org