DOUGHERTY COUNTRY SCHOOLS

Enrollment: 15,349 students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Schools: Dougherty has 23 schools and four additional learning centers, including 14 elementary schools, five middle schools and four high schools. Also included is an early college, a charter school, an alternative school and a Pre-K center.

Personnel: The district has 2,655 employees with 1,303 active certified and 1,352 classified.

Officials: Seven Board of Education members are elected to four-year terms. The chairperson is Carol Tharin. Board members are required to live in the geographic districts in which they serve.

Contact number: (229) 431-1264

LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS

Enrollment: 6,142 students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Schools: Lee has seven schools and three additional learning centers, including a high school, two middle schools, two elementary and two primary schools. Also included is an alternative school and a Pre-K program.

Personnel: The school system has 825 employees, with 475 certified employees and 350 classified.

Officials: Five Board of Education members are elected to four-year terms. The chairperson is Sylvia Vann, and the vice chair is Robert Clay. Board members are required to live in the geographic districts in which they serve. Superintendent Lawrence Walters is in his 10th year.

Contact number: (229) 903-2260

TERRELL COUNTY SCHOOLS

Enrollment: 1,500 students in kindergarten through 12th grade as of March 2012.

Schools: Terrell has three schools, including a high school/middle school, elementary school and a primary school.

Personnel: The school system has 235 employees with 120 certified employees and 115 classified.

Officials: Five Board of Education members are elected to four-year terms. The chairman is Ray Moses, and the vice chair is Mellean Davis. Board members are required to live in the geographic districts in which they serve. The Terrell County School Superintendent is Robert Aaron.

Contact number: (229) 995-4425

WORTH COUNTY SCHOOLS

Enrollment: 3,400 students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Schools: Worth has six schools including a high school, middle school, two elementary schools, a primary school and an alternative school.

Personnel: The school system has 413 employees with 285 certified employees and 128 classified.

Officials: Five Board of Education members are elected to four-year terms. The chairman is Butch Jenkins, and the vice chair is Randy Bacon. Board members are required to live in the geographic districts in which they serve. Superintendent Barbara Thomas is in her second year.

(229) 776-8600