On Jan. 21, the City of LaGrange received a 2018 Live, Work, Play City Award presented by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), in conjunction with Georgia Trend magazine, during GMA’s annual Mayors’ Day conference in Atlanta.
The Troup County School System holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of fifteen elementary schools, three middle schools (Callaway Middle School, Gardner Newman Middle School, and Long Cane Middle School) and three high schools. The County is divided into three school zones. The Troup County School System serves Hogansville, LaGrange, and West Point. It is home to over twenty new/recently renovated schools. Key accomplishments for TCSS: LaGrange High School being named by USA Today as the best high school in Georgia and one of the best in the nation (based on advance placement classes). Long Cane Elementary School was named a 2010 Georgia School of Excellence. Troup High's Character Education Program has received statewide recognition as a model program for others to follow. The district has 823 full-time teachers and over 11,779 students.Troup County School System