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Awards & Recognition
Peachtree City and members of the community have been recognized both regionally and nationally for a variety of achievements.  These include:

Peachtree City
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  • 2015 Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs - Goodcall.com 
  • 2015 Best Small Cities for Working Parents - Nerdwallet.com
  • 2014 Safest Cities - Neighborhoodscout.com and Safewise.com 
  • Official Bicycle Friendly Community - League of American Bicyclists
  • Official Runner Friendly CommunityRoad Runners Club of America
  • Georgia's Best Place to Raise Kids 2013 - BusinessWeek, 2012
  • Top 100 Best Places to Live in the U.S., CNN/Money Magazine, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013          
  • Top 10 Cities for Families, Family Circle Magazine, 2011
  • Top 6 Most Patriotic Cities, Rand McNally/USA Today 2011 "Best of the Road"
  • Most Airport Friendly Atlanta City, KNOW Atlanta Magazine, 2010
  • Top 100 Places to Live, RelocateAmerica.com, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Georgia's Best Affordable Suburb, BusinessWeek, 2009
  • 10 Great Places for Boomers, Newsmax Magazine, 2009

Local Schools
  • Fayette County School System, Highest Metro Atlanta graduation rate, fifth highest graduation rate in State of Georgia, Governor's Office of Student Achievement, 2009 (view report)
  • Braelinn Elementary, Georgia School of Excellence (1996). State Science Olympiad Champions (2004, 2005, and 2006). Gold Award for Highest Percentage of Students Meeting and Exceeding Standards (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008).
  • Crabapple Lane Elementary, 2008 Bronze Award winner, Georgia's Single Statewide Accountability System
  • Huddleston Elementary, 2008 Silver Award for high academic achievement, 2008 School of Excellence in Student Achievement
  • Kedron Elementary, 1st Place, 2009 Georgia State Science Olympiad; Platinum Level Award 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005; 2006 Georgia School of Excellence; 2006 US Department of Education Blue Ribbon School
  • Peachtree City Elementary - 2011 Gold Award, High Performance, Governor's Office of Student Achievement, Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS); 2011 National Blue Ribbon School; 2010 Platinum Award, Highest Performance, Georgia's Statewide Accountability System; 2009 Gold Award, Outstanding Student Achievement; 2009 Platinum Award, Greatest Gains in Student Achievement.
  • Peeples Elementary, 2008 Platinum Award for Highest Percentage of Meeting and Exceeding Standards.

  • JC Booth Middle School, National Science Olympiad Contenders for 10 years

  • McIntosh High School, School of Excellence in Student Achievement (2008), 2007 National Blue Ribbon School (top 10% of all schools nationwide in student achievement), ranked 16th for highest SAT score in the Georgia (2009), Georgia's 2007 Platinum Award, Newsweek Magazine's 2009 Top U.S. High Schools report, placing McIntosh in the top 6% of all public high schools nationwide.
  • Starrs Mill High School, 2005 Georgia School of Excellence