Student Achievement by School, Poverty, and Race

Atlanta Public Schools has one of the largest racial achievement gaps in the country, which reflects one of the largest racial income gaps in the country. The Education Opportunity Project shows this relationship at the district level for both the black-white gap and the Hispanic-white gap. However, the district-level relationship can hide large variation at Read more about Student Achievement by School, Poverty, and Race[…]

Relationship between School Performance and Poverty, 2019

Atlanta Public Schools has the most diverse portfolio of schools in the state. We have schools in some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Georgia and schools in some of the poorest. The graph below shows that these schools have very different math achievement levels: Use the filters on the left to select different grades, subjects, Read more about Relationship between School Performance and Poverty, 2019[…]

Milestones State Percentile Ranks 2019

The view below converts average test scores for each school into a state percentile rank. This view is helpful for comparing performance over time, across grades and subjects, and to the rest of the state. The percentiles show a school’s relative position among all Georgia schools. For example, Burgess-Peterson’s 2019 average 3rd grade English score Read more about Milestones State Percentile Ranks 2019[…]

2018 Milestones Results by Subgroup

The visual below shows math proficiency rates for all students, Black students, and White students at Atlanta Neighborhood Charter (ANCS) and Drew Charter. Notice that differences in overall performance do not necessarily correspond to similar differences in subgroup performance. Drew’s overall middle school math proficiency of 57% is eight points higher than ANCS’s rate of Read more about 2018 Milestones Results by Subgroup[…]

Milestones Spotlight: Gideons

We’re highlighting a few schools that showed improved achievement in 2018. Each post will include an interview with the principal and a review of their data. Today we’ll look at Gideons Elementary. Gideons started a partnership with The Kindezi Schools in 2018, which was also Danielle Washington’s first year as the principal. We can see Read more about Milestones Spotlight: Gideons[…]

Milestones Spotlight: Hope-Hill

We’re highlighting a few schools that showed improved achievement in 2018. Each post will include an interview with the principal and a review of their data. Today we’ll look at Hope-Hill Elementary. The graph below shows that Hope-Hill improved their state percentile rank in every grade and tested subject in 2018. 5th grade social studies Read more about Milestones Spotlight: Hope-Hill[…]

Relationship between School Performance and Poverty, 2018

Atlanta Public Schools has the most diverse portfolio of schools in the state. We have schools in some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Georgia and schools in some of the poorest. The graph below shows that these schools have very different math achievement levels: Use the filters on the left to select different grades, subjects, Read more about Relationship between School Performance and Poverty, 2018[…]