Laurens Co. School Named Among Highest Performing Title I Schools | Schools
Fourteen Central Georgia schools have been named among the Highest Performing and High Progress Title I schools in the state.
Schools on the list have the "biggest academic gains by students in the last three years." Schools with large achievement gaps were not included, according to a Georgia Department of Education news release.
"Highest Performing" means that the the school is among the top five percent of Title I schools in in the State in student tests over a three-year period.
"High Progress" means that the school is among the top 10 percent of Title I schools in Georgia in improving student assessments over a three-year period.
The following Central Georgia Schools made the "Highest Performing" list:
--Alexander II Magnet School
--Bleckley County Elementary School
--Shirley Hills Elementary School
--Northwest Laurens Elementary School
These schools made the "High-Progress" list:
--Howard High School
--Bloomfield Middle School
--Ballard Hudson Middle School
--Bernd Elementary School
--Crawford County High School
--Dooly County Elementary School
--Jones County High School
--Macon County High School
--Jeffersonville Elementary School
--Twiggs Middle School