Cobb Schools outscore average on state’s report card for progress

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Cobb Schools outscore average on state’s report card for progress

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McEachern High School principal, Regina Montgomery (left) takes Cobb County Schools Superintendent, Chris Ragsdale (right) on a tour of the school at McEachern High School at 2400 New Macland Road in Cobb County. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM.

Cobb County Schools scored higher than the state average for the sixth consecutive year on the state’s report card for progress, according to Georgia Department of Education information.

Cobb County Schools scored 82.9 on the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI), nearly eight points higher than the state average of 75. Elementary and middle schools showed the most improvement, with several scoring above 100 on a scale with 110 points possible.

“Cobb’s results are further evidence of the outstanding work being done by our teachers and administrators to prepare students for the future and highlights the quality of public education in the Cobb County School District,” Superintendent Chris Ragsdale said in a press release.

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