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Georgia Catoosa County Public Schools

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County Profile

Incorporated: December 5, 1853

Population: 53,282

Total Area: 162.2 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• Ringgold (County Seat)

• Fort Oglethorpe

Catoosa County was created from parts of Walker and Whitfield counties. The name Catoosa is derived from the Cherokee "Gatusi," signifying a prominent hill or point on a mountain. The name is well-suited to Catoosa County's hilly landscape.

The Georgia Winery, famous for its muscadine wines, is located in Catoosa County.

Although Fort Oglethorpe is the larger of the two cities, Ringgold is the county seat. Part of Fort Oglethorpe lies in Walker County. The town originally was an Army training center during the two world wars. After the training center was closed in the late 1940s, the city of Fort Oglethorpe was incorporated in 1949.

The Chickamauga & Chattanooga Military Park, located in Catoosa County and Tennessee, is the oldest and largest military park in the United States. The park commemorates the Battle of Chickamauga fought in 1863. This was one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War and marked the end of the Union's first invasion of the Confederacy.

Some of the local festivals in Catoosa County include the 1890 Days Festival in May and the Fairy Tale Festival in Rock City held in August.

Catoosa County is one of 159 counties in Georgia. It has 162.2 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 394.8 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 88.5%. On the 2000 census form, 99.1% of the population reported only one race, with 1.3% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.2% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.59 persons compared to an average family size of 3.00 persons.

In 2008 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $24,368. Per capita income grew by 6.2% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

 

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 64,035 Covered Employment 15,154
   Growth (%) since 1990 50.8%    Average wage per job $30,486
Households (2000) 20,425 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County 12.8%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 34,182    Average wage per job $32,789
Unemployment Rate (2009) 8.4 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 7.8%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $28,159    Average wage per job $44,525
Median Household Income (2008) $47,990 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 16.0%
Poverty Rate (2008) 11.4    Average wage per job $35,195
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 76.0 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County 2.9%
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 13.8    Average wage per job $40,056

 

 

1. BATTLEFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 2206 Battlefield Pkwy, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: (706) 866-9183
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 458 3-5

2. BATTLEFIELD PRIMARY
Address: 2204 Battlefield Pkwy, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: (706) 861-5778
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 491
Grades: PK-2

3. BOYNTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 3938 Boynton Dr, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 866-1521
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 633
Grades: PK-5

4. CATOOSA County
Enrollment: PUBLIC SCHOOLS PREKINDERGARTEN
Address: 307 Cleveland Street, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 965-6067
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

5. CATOOSA CROSSROADS ACADEMY
Address: 2 Bernhardt Cir, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: (706) 861-2772
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

6. CLOUD SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 163 Fernwood Dr, Rossville, GA 30741
Phone: (706) 866-6640
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 398
Grades: KG-5

7. GRAYSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P.O. Box 10, Ringgold, GA 30726
Phone: (706) 937-3147
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 507
Grades: KG-5

8. HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 3960 Poplar Springs Rd, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 937-6464
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 892
Grades: 9-12

9. HERITAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 4005 Poplar Springs Rd, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 937-3568
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 1,028
Grades: 6-8

10. LAKEVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 416 Cross St, Rossville, GA 30741
Phone: (706) 866-1040
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 720
Grades: 6-8

11. LAKEVIEW-FORT OGLETHORPE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1850 Battlefield Pkwy, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: (706) 866-0342
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 1,019
Grades: 9-12

12. RINGGOLD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 322 Evitt Ln, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 935-2912
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 506 3-5

13. RINGGOLD HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 29 Tiger Trl, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 935-2254
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 1,161
Grades: 9-12

14. RINGGOLD MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 217 Tiger Trl, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 935-3381
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 740
Grades: 6-8

15. RINGGOLD PRIMARY SCHOOL
Address: 340 Evitt Ln, Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 937-5437
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 592 PK-2

16. TIGER CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 134 Rhea Mcclanahan Dr, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
Phone: (706) 935-9890
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 542
Grades: PK-5

17. WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 72 Braves Ln, Rossville, GA 30741
Phone: (706) 866-9211
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 498
Grades: PK-5

18. WOODSTATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 3404 Colbert Hollow Rd, Rock Spring, GA 30739
Phone: (706) 935-6700
County: Catoosa County
Enrollment: 473
Grades: PK-5


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