About US

Coastal Plains High School is part of a network of Completion Special Schools across Georgia. Mountain Educational High School was founded in 1993 and has 18 sites located in North Georgia. Foothills Regional High School was replicated from MountainEd in 2014 and has 16 sites located across the center of the state.

In 2017, Foothills opened sites in Glynn County and Candler County. In March 2017, Glynn and Candler were approved to stand alone as Coastal Plains High School. In August, Coastal Plains opened two additional sites in Long and Wayne County. By September, two more sites were opened in Lowndes and Vidalia.

At the beginning of 2018, Coastal opened four more sites in Camden, Jeff Davis, Liberty, and Screven. In 2019, Coastal grew to fourteen total sites by adding Coffee, Colquitt, Evans, and Grady.

Due to the increasing number of sites Coastal Plains divided into Region locations with designated support staff including Regional Coordinators. We now had the staff and resources we needed to make improvements across all sites.

At the beginning of 2021, Coastal moved from under the State Charter School Commission to the Department of Education. In September of 2021, Coastal Plains opened our fifteenth site in Bulloch County. In 2022, Coastal opened a satellite site in McIntosh County.

Approved by the Georgia Department of Education February 2017
Approved by the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia February 2017

Our Vision
Our Vision is to be a student’s optimal choice for a flexible, self-paced pathway to earning a high school diploma.

Our Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide an accessible, student-centered environment that prepares students across South Georgia for post-secondary outcomes.

Our Guiding Principles

  1. Coastal Plains’ supportive-learning solution accommodates students who learn in different ways and at different rates.

  2. Coastal Plains’ students learn more when they are responsible for their learning and behavior.

  3. Coastal Plains’ students are more successful when provided a safe and secure environment in which to learn and excel.

  4. Coastal Plains’ highly-qualified teachers and staff hold high expectations for student learning and success.

  5. Coastal Plains is more successful with ongoing communication and outreach to parents, partner school districts and other community partners.

  6. Coastal Plains will be more effective with consistent review of policies and procedures in order to ensure the highest-quality work possible.

Reviewed Fall 2021
Reevaluate Fall 2026