Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Georgia School Rankings- How did your school do?
The state's report card grades on a scale of 0 to 110. The overall score is made up of four components: Achievement points are based on results of CRCT tests in grades 3-8 and end-of-course tests in grades 9-12, readiness for the next academic level, and graduation rates. Schools can earn up to 60 points. Progress points are based on students' academic growth on state tests. Worth up to 25 points. Achievement gap points are awarded to schools for closing achievement gaps. Worth up to 15 points. Challenge points are awarded to schools with significant number of economically disadvantaged students, English learners and students with disabilities meeting expectations, or if they exceed the state targets in college-ready programs. Worth up to 10 extra points.