The Newton County School System governs more than 20 elementary, middle, high, alternative and charter schools. The district enrolls over 19,000 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. It serves students in Newton County in Georgia and conducts various extracurricular activities. The district s schools administer a range of academic, special education and enrichment programs. The Newton County School System operates through transportation and public relations departments. Its schools serve a selection of food items and beverages. The district s schools offer classes in music, art, physical education, science, mathematics, social studies, and reading and writing skills. The Newton County School System is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.