Madison County schools received a good report card for last year.
The school system exceeded the state average in 2011-12 in the new College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), the state’s new method of measuring school performance that has replaced the “pass/fail” of the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) system.
The district score for elementary schools, 92.1, surpasses the state average of 83.4 and the 13-county Northeast Georgia Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) average of 84.1. Madison County elementary schools rank fifth in RESA and each of the five county elementary schools exceeded the state and RESA averages.
The middle school score was 85, which surpassed the state average of 81.4 and the regional average of 83.9. The middle school ranks sixth in RESA.
Meanwhile, the high school score was 77.9, which surpassed the state average of 72.6 and the RESA average of 76.2. The high school ranks fifth in RESA.
“As I reflect on these scores, I could not be more proud of the work that our teachers and students have done,” said Madison County Superintendent Dr. Allen McCannon. “It has not been easy work. Our jobs have only gotten more challenging over time, and at a time when school systems face budget deficits and amended calendar days, we have only been asked to do more with less. Our teachers have indeed done more with less.”
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