Fifty-eight Atlanta Public Schools named 2009 Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools

Fifty-eight Atlanta Public Schools were named 2009 Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools by Georgia State Superintendent Kathy Cox during the State Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday.

Title I Distinguished Schools recognized for achieving adequate yearly progress (AYP) for three consecutive years are awarded a certificate, while those making AYP four or more years receive a monetary award, paid for out of federal funds.  AYP is an academic achievement measure that includes all categories of students, including those with disabilities and those coming from low-income families.

The APS Title I Distinguished Schools that received monetary awards for four or more consecutive years are:

The APS Title I Distinguished Schools that received monetary awards for four or more consecutive years are:

School Name Consecutive Years Making AYP Years Distinguished FY10 Monetary Award
Adamsville Elementary School 8 6 $9,810
Atlanta Charter Middle School 4 2 $712
Beecher Hills Elementary School 9 7 $1,068
Benteen Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Bethune Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Bolton Academy 6 4 $7,848
Boyd Elementary School 9 7 $9,810
Bunche Middle School 5 3 $712
Burgess-Peterson Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Capitol View Elementary School 9 7 $9,810
Cascade Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Centennial Place Elementary School 9 7 $1,068
Charles R. Drew Charter School 5 3 $712
Cleveland Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Coan Middle School 4 2 $7,848
Connally Elementary School 8 6 $9,810
Continental Colony Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Cook Elementary School 9 7 $9,810
D. H. Stanton Elementary School 11 9 $11,772
Dunbar Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
East Lake Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
F. L. Stanton Elementary School 9 7 $9,810
Fain Elementary School 11 9 $11,772
Fickett Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Finch Elementary 5 3 $7,848
Gideons Elementary School 8 6 $9,810
Heritage Academy Elementary 5 3 $7,848
Herndon Elementary 7 5 $7,848
Hope Elementary School 5 3 $7,848
Humphries Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Inman Middle School 7 5 $712
Kimberly Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
King Middle School 4 2 $7,848
KIPP West Academy 6 4 $712
M. A. Jones Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Miles Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Parks Middle School 4 2 $7,848
Peyton Forest Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Rivers Elementary School 9 7 $1,068
Scott Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Slater Elementary School 5 3 $7,848
Sylvan Hills Middle School 5 3 $7,848
Toomer Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Towns Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
University Community Academy 6 4 $712
Usher Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Venetian Hills Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
West Manor Elementary School 7 5 $712
White Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Whitefoord Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Woodson Elementary School 7 5 $7,848
Young Middle School 5 3 $7,848

          The APS schools that received certificates for three or more years are:

School Name Consecutive Years Making AYP Years Distinguished FY10 Monetary Award
Carver Early College High School 3 1 Certificate
Dobbs Elementary School 3 1 Certificate
Garden Hills Elementary School 3 1 Certificate
Perkerson Elementary School 3 1 Certificate
Price Middle School 3 1 Certificate
Sutton Middle School 3 1 Certificate

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