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Excellent Accredited Schools
High School Graduation Rate of 91.3%.

The Fannin County School System achieved district level accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS/CASI) in September of 2008. The system is comprised of three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. With a population of approximately 3,100 students in grades K-12, the resulting student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1 ensures that Fannin County pupils get plenty of teacher time and attention.

Fannin County High School’s (FCHS) graduation rate continues to rise. The graduation rate for the class of 2010 was 91.3 percent; 10.5 percent above the state average. The Fannin County School System, along with every individual school, made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) by meeting or exceeding all federal and state No Child Left Behind standards. For more, see the website at www.fannin.k12.ga.us.

Mountain Area Christian Academy (MACA)
This Biblically-based school opened its doors in August 2000 with an enrollment of 40 students and seven teachers. Today, MACA is proud to offer courses in preschool (K2, K3, and K4), elementary (K-6), and high school (7-12) education. Visit the school at 14090 Old Hwy.76 or call for more information at (706) 374-MACA (6222).

FLAG
The Fannin Literacy Action Group (FLAG) enables every adult to improve their reading, writing, speaking, listening, math, and computer skills. FLAG Adult Education is located at 71 Overview Dr., Blue Ridge, GA 31503. For more information, call (706) 946-FLAG (3524)

North Georgia Technical College
North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) opened its Blairsville campus in 1998, a state-of-the-art $5.5-million facility with 48,000 square feet of classrooms, labs, and administrative space. The latest technology is found in every program. Student enrollment is about 500. NGTC was accredited in 2008 to offer two-year associate degrees as well as technical certificates and diplomas in a variety of career fields. For more information, call (706) 439-6300 or visit www.northgatech.edu/about/campus_blairsville.cfm

Chattahoochee Technical College (Jasper)
Chattahoochee Technical College (CTC), Jasper, offers more than 100 programs of study with the breadth and depth of knowledge critical to success in the workplace or for further study. Chattahoochee Technical College is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. For more information, call (706) 253-4500 or visit www.chattahoocheetech.edu.

Young Harris College
Founded in 1886, Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting, liberal arts college in nearby Young Harris, Georgia. Historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, the primary goal of Young Harris College is to educate, inspire, and empower students while providing the highest quality liberal arts education. For more information, call (800) 241-3754 or visit www.yhc.edu.
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