Atlanta Public Schools is excited to re-launch our district-wide reading campaign, APS Race2Read! This year, we’re challenging students, teachers, staff, parents and community to read daily and collectively reach 10 million minutes of reading by the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. Minutes are logged at: www.beanstack.com/race2read. In the first month of the challenge, we have already read and logged 1,491,808 minutes and counting!
Check out our highlights below (data calculated Oct. 1- Nov. 4 )!
School Leaders in Logging: These are our 10 top-performing schools in terms of total minutes logged)!
|1. North Atlanta High School||441,737|
|2. Crawford Long Middle School||204,963|
|3. Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy||131,230|
|4. Garden Hills Elementary School||95,527|
|5. Deerwood Academy||58,523|
|6. Mary Lin Elementary School||57,007|
|7. Hope Hill Elementary School||54,460|
|8. Finch Elementary School||50,085|
|9. Bolton Academy||36,504|
|10. Humphries Elementary School||29,630|
Student Leaders in Logging: These are our top 10 student readers in the District!
|Student – School||Minutes|
|1. Ny’zhan Russell – Deerwood Academy||9,670|
|2. Louis Guy – Deerwood Academy||6,190|
|3. Atticus Heaton – North Atlanta High School||5,400|
|4. Avery Horton – North Atlanta High School||5,400|
|5. Denisse Palacios-Delgado – North Atlanta High School||5,400|
|6. Charles Parish – North Atlanta High School||5,400|
|7. Jennifer Stephens – North Atlanta High School||5,400|
|8. Delaney Terry – North Atlanta High School||5,400|
|9. McKenna Weinbaum – North Atlanta High School||5,400|
|10. Eliza Newman – North Atlanta High School||5,200|
School Leaders in Participation: These are our top 10 performing schools for overall participation!
|1. Crawford Long Middle School||90.89%|
|2. Humphries Elementary School||89.61%|
|3. Hope-Hill Elementary School||78.24%|
|4. Bolton Academy||73.67%|
|5. Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy||64.83%|
|6. Finch Elementary School||62.99%|
|7. West Manor Elementary School||60.56%|
|8. Boyd Elementary School||48.30%|
|9. Sarah Smith Elementary School||40.93%|
|10. Garden Hills Elementary School||33.59%|
Remember, #APSRace2Read is about free-choice reading. Read books, magazines, articles, scholarly papers, etc. Read, read, read — and log your minutes at www.beanstack.com/race2read to count toward our 10 million minutes goal!