About Our Principal Ms. Sheryl Watts

Educational Background

Sheryl Watts has been an educator for twenty-nine years. After graduating from Georgia Southern University in 1991, she began teaching Spanish at Upson-Lee High School and remained there until 1996, when she began teaching at Pike County (PC) High School. She earned an Educational Leadership degree from Columbus State University in 1999, and was named PC High School Teacher of the Year and District Teacher of the Year in 2005. In 2006, she took the Assistant Principal position at PC Elementary School. Later in 2009, she was transferred to PC High School as an Assistant Principal before she was named as the Principal at PC Primary School. In 2017, she became Principal of our 9th Grade Academy as well.

Leadership Philosophy

As an educator in Pike County, Sheryl has always focused on student achievement and supporting educators. In previous work with The Center for Authentic Intellectual Work, she became a certified coach to support teachers as they participate in professional development. Today, Sheryl works closely with other district leaders to determine how students can master the competencies of our Portrait of a Graduate. 

Email: wattss@pike.k12.ga.us

Office Phone Number: 770-567-2960

Educational Highlights

2005 PCHS Teacher of the Year

Sheryll Watts has been teaching in Pike County since 1996, and was recognized as PC High School's Teacher of the Year in 2005.

8 Years as an Assistant Principal

Ms. Watts served for eight years as an Assistant Principal at Pike County Elementary School and Pike County High School between 2009-2017.

9th Grade Principal Since 2017

Principal Watts took over as Principal of Pike 9th Grade Academy after three years as Principal at Pike County Primary School.

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  1. Board of Education Meeting July 2021

    July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Contact Info
Pike County Ninth Grade Academy is located at 7360 US Highway 19 South, Zebulon, Georgia. To contact a specific teacher or member of our administration, use the faculty page or principal page.
  • 7360 US Highway 19 South, Zebulon, GA 30295
  • (770)-567-2960