Friday, July 13, 2012
The school opened during the 2011-12 school year.
In its first year of operation, Cherokee Charter Academy exhibits remarkable results in the 2012 Criterion Referenced Competency Test (CRCT). Highlights of this year’s CRCT results: “We are very proud,” principal Vanessa Suarez said. “The faculty and students worked very hard this year.” The school, which was delayed in opening, outperformed the state in all areas but one. When comparing the scores to the local Cherokee County School District, Cherokee Charter Academy outperformed or tied its district counterparts nearly 80 percent of the time while remaining within 3 percentage points of the district in four of the five remaining areas. In fifth grade, Cherokee Charter Academy students achieved higher results 100 percent of the time. “We …
Thursday, the Georgia Department of Education released school-level results on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests.
Third, fourth and fifth graders at Knox, Liberty and Sixes elementary schools and seventh and eighth graders at Freedom Middle School outperformed their county and state peers in all five subject areas of the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests. And in its first year of operation, Cherokee Charter Academy fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh graders bested the county and the state in at least three of the CRCT's five content areas. Those were some of the highlights from schools in ZIP code 30114 that learned Thursday how they fared on the high-stakes test. The CRCT measures third- to eighth-grade students’ abilities in reading, English/language arts, math, science and social studies. In order to advance to the next grade, students in third-…
Monday, July 2, 2012
Open the PDFs to see the percentage of Cherokee students who met or exceeded state standards on the CRCT.
The Cherokee County School District released the following statement about the district's performance on the CRCT. Cherokee County School District students continued to exceed State performance averages on the 2012 Georgia Criterion Referenced Competency Tests (GCRCT) which were administered this spring; and every CCSD school saw improvements in scores in one or more grade levels and/or subject areas. The GCRCTs, which are used to assess the Georgia Performance Standards, are administered in Grades 3-8 in the subjects of Reading, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. The scores are reported as percentages of students who Exceed, Meet or Do Not Meet standards. The attached charts report the scores of all CCSD 2011…
Thursday, June 14, 2012
By June 28, district-level results will be available. School-level results will be available no later than July 12.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Students performed better on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests this year than last year. District-level results won't be available until June 28 while school-level results won't be available until July 12. But data released today showed that more students exceeded standards on the 2012 CRCT than the 2011 version. “Teachers are doing a great job teaching the more rigorous Georgia Performance Standards and they are to be applauded for raising expectations for all students,” State School Superintendent John Barge said in a statement. For the full announcement from the Georgia Department of Education, click here.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Canton Elementary fifth graders boosted their math score average 23.9 percent.
Students in third-, fourth- and fifth-grade at Ball Ground, Hickory Flat, Knox, Liberty and Sixes elementary schools topped the state averages in all five Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests content areas, the Georgia Department of Education announced. Hickory Flat and Knox students also pulled off the state feat in sixth-grade as well. Freedom Middle School students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade also surpassed state averages on the examinations. Six of the 11 Canton-Sixes Patch area schools in the Cherokee County School District topped state averages on the CRCT. The CRCT measures third- to eighth-grade students’ abilities in reading, English/language arts, math, science and social studies. Students in third-, fifth- and eighth-…