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21 FC Schools Recognized by the Governor's Office of Student Achievement

Governor Deal announced that 21 of Forsyth County schools will receive 2017 Highest Performing or Greatest Gains school awards. In total, 226 Georgia public schools in 54 districts will receive these awards. 

 

The 2017 Greatest Gains award winners consist of 139 schools across 50 districts, and the 2017 Highest Performing award winners consist of 142 schools across 24 districts. 55 schools in 17 districts are award winners in both categories, which includes 9 schools from Forsyth County. In The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement recognized that “at least 60 percent of eligible schools in Buford City, Decatur City, Forsyth County and Heard County received awards”.

 

The school awards are part of Georgia’s Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS). Highest Performing schools must earn a three-year average College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) Achievement Score that ranks in at least the 93rd percentile. Greatest Gains schools must earn a three-year average CCRPI Progress Score that ranks in at least the 93rd percentile. Some additional business rules and exclusion rules apply. Please refer to the SSAS award website for detailed criteria.

 

“Congratulations to our staff for their continued commitment to preparing and inspiring all learners to lead and succeed,” shared FCS Superintendent Jeff Bearden. “We are fortunate to have dedicated students and supportive home, school and community connections that make academic, social and emotional success for all students a priority."

 

 

Greatest Gaines

Highest Performing

Big Creek ES

Silver

Platinum

Brookwood ES

Silver

Platinum

Chestatee ES

Bronze

 

Daves Creek ES

Gold

Platinum

Haw Creek ES

 

Silver

Johns Creek ES

Platinum

Platinum

Kelly Mill ES

 

Bronze

Lakeside MS

 

Silver

Lambert HS

 

Platinum

Mashburn ES

 

Bronze

Midway ES

Platinum

 

Piney Grove MS

Bronze

Gold

Riverwatch MS

Silver

Platinum

Settles Bridge ES

Gold

Platinum

Sharon ES

 

Platinum

Shiloh Point ES

 

Silver

Silver City ES

Silver

 

South Forsyth HS

 

Platinum

South Forsyth MS

Gold

Platinum

Vickery Creek MS

Gold

Gold

West Forsyth HS

 

Silver