2017 Milestones Results by Subgroup

The visual below shows Georgia Milestones results by subgroup. The filters on the left allow comparisons by district, school, exam, subgroup, and year. The default view compares Black, Hispanic and White students at Atlanta Public Schools by the percentage of students who scored proficient or better on Math exams, grades 3-8. This visual shows that Read more about 2017 Milestones Results by Subgroup[…]

Relationship between School Performance and Poverty

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 achievement levels: The challenge index measures the percentage of students who are either directly Read more about Relationship between School Performance and Poverty[…]

2016 Milestones Results by Subgroup

The visual below shows Georgia Milestones results by subgroup. The filters on the left allow comparisons by district, school, exam, subgroup, and year. The default view compares subgroups of students at Atlanta Public Schools by the percentage of students who scored developing or better on Math exams. “Developing” refers to the Milestones category that indicates Read more about 2016 Milestones Results by Subgroup[…]

2016 Student Growth Percentiles

The Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) calculates Student Growth Percentiles (SGP) for students who take the Milestones exams. SGPs indicate how much a student’s achievement grew compared to academically similar peers. To calculate a 2016 SGP score, a student is grouped with other students with similar 2015 and 2014 scores, and then given a percentile Read more about 2016 Student Growth Percentiles[…]