Georgia's Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS) includes an
Accountability Profile for every public school and school system in the state.
The Accountability Profile is composed of:
An absolute performance determination, based on Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).
A Performance Index based on annual growth in academic achievement as measured
by statewide assessments.
Performance Highlights which provide recognition for schools and school systems
based on academic related indicators.
This system's performance on the three components is presented
1) Adequate Yearly
System did not meet AYP System met criteria in 18 out of 20 areas Improvement Status : ADEQ_DNM Link to full AYP Report
The Performance Index shows two components for each school: the percent of
schools with the greatest gains and the highest percentage of students meeting
and exceeding standards. Criteria were developed utilizing 2011 CRCT (grades
1-8 in Reading, ELA, Math, Social Studies, Science) compared to 2010 CRCT
(grades 1-8 in Reading, ELA, Math, Social Studies, Science) and 2011 GHSGT
(grade 11 first time test takers - English Language Arts, Math, Science, and
Social Studies) to 2010 GHSGT (grade 11 first time test takers - English
Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies). Criteria will be based on
Full Academic Year (FAY) students.
The following schools in this system qualified for a Highest Percentage of
Students Meeting and Exceeding Standards Award:
reflects the 2011-2010 State Report Card data which includes data for all
students, not just Full Academic Year (FAY) students. Performance Highlights
list the academic measurements for this school system that meet or exceed
For more information about the Georgia’s Single Statewide
Accountability System (SSAS), check out the State Board of Education’s rules
160-7-1-.01, 160-7-1-.02, 160-7-1-.03, and 160-7-1-.04 at www.doe.k12.ga.us . For a summary of the SSAS profile
and awards criteria