APS Announces Ongoing Remediation Plan for Students

School-Based Teams to Create Individual Plans for Student Remediation Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will provide ongoing remediation for students impacted by cheating on the 2009 Criterion Referenced Competency Test (CRCT). In a presentation to the Atlanta Board of Education on June 1, 2015, the District’s Chief Accountability and Information Officer, Bill Caritj, shared that an... Continue Reading →

Seven Atlanta Public Schools were named “Reward Schools” by the Georgia Department of Education

ATLANTA – Seven Atlanta Public Schools (APS) were named “Reward Schools” by the Georgia Department of Education this week under the state’s new accountability system for having the highest academic performance and progress. The following APS schools made the Rewards Schools list: Highest Progress & Highest Performance Carver Early College Charles Drew Charter School Highest... Continue Reading →

Burgess Peterson Academy: Highest value-added academic growth for APS elementary school

Burgess-Peterson Academy achieved the highest value-added academic growth of any public or charter elementary school in Atlanta Public School (APS) for the 2012-2013 school year. Additionally, of all APS elementary schools, Burgess-Peterson achieved the highest average months of learning, averaging approximately 13 months of learning during the nine month academic year. Burgess-Peterson is the highest... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Terrisianna & Terrianna Taylor Grade: 8th Grade School: Crawford W. Long Middle Terrisianna Taylor and Terrianna Taylor are twins who have a variety of interests, but are both very ambitious with their education and careers. They have a younger brother who they love very dearly, and enjoy attending school at Crawford Long Middle School.... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Najla Clark Grade: 5th Grade School: Kimberly Elementary School Najla Clark, a 5th grade student at Kimberly Elementary School, is hardworking, successful and determined to reach for the stars. According to Najla's 4th grade teacher, Mr. Arnold, she possesses all of the positive character traits you could ask for in a student, including honesty and integrity. “If... Continue Reading →

Coan Middle: Greatest Student Achievement Growth from APS Middle Schools

Sammye E. Coan Middle School earned the greatest gains in student achievement out of all 6th to 8th-grade Atlanta Public Schools traditional schools according to results of the Spring 2013 Criterion-Reference Competency Tests (CRCT). Dr. Betsy Bockman, who is beginning her second year as principal at Coan, along with her team, have been lauded for identifying... Continue Reading →

APS Testing and Assessments for April/May 2013

April 15-19 Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Assessment (HS)   April 23 – May 3 Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) in reading, English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. For the main administration, Tuesday–reading, Wednesday–English/language arts, Thursday–mathematics, Friday–science, and Monday–social Studies (Grades 3-8). (ES / MS)   Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test-Modified (CRCT-M) in reading,... Continue Reading →

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