Gwinnett County elementary and middle schools showed gains in 2016 CCRPI scores — the state report card — but its high schools dropped slightly.
The results of the 2016 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) released Thursday show high schools on average scored 81.5 compared to 81.7 in 2015.
Middle schools scored 82.1, an improvement from 78.7 in 2015.
Elementary school average scores were 84.4, a jump up from 80.7 in 2015.
The 2015 state average was 72.8 for elementary schools, 72.1 for middle schools and 76.1 for high schools.
VIEW GEORGIA'S 2016 CCRPI SCORES
The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement has set 60 points as the minimum score for passing on the 0 to 110 point CCRPI, which is assembled by the Georgia Department of Education.
Schools get points for performance on a variety of measures, including graduation and attendance rates, STEM certification, inclusion of students with disabilities in general classrooms or participation in accelerated classes like Advanced Placement. A school can get up to 10 extra points out of the 110. By far the most important measure, though, is performance on state standardized tests, currently the Georgia Milestones.
See the results at the state education department’s website.
You can find information about your school, such as test scores, graduation rates and school climate rating at the Ultimate Atlanta School Guide.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution's education team will be analyzing the scores released today. Check later for updates.