U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Georgia
http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$6,092

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
180

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
1,170 356 295 62 1,887

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
18

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
45,759 18,993 20,704 2,936 88,578

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
904,891 1,012,780
9-12
(CCD)
324,879 378,799
Total
(CCD)
1,235,304 1,422,762
Pre-K
(by state definition)
5,534 31,362

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-1999)

Stae, 49%, Local, 44%, Federal 7%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 1,882 2,182
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 17,431 30,033
  1% 2%
Black 457,192 540,823
  37% 38%
Hispanic 18,978 56,480
  2% 4%
White 739,821 776,763
  60% 55%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
106,852 143,357
9% 11%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
11,731 50,961
1% 4%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
13,373 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%. 614 schools; 35% to 49%, 368 schools; 50% to 74%, 552 schools; 75% to 100%, 353 schools.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Use of letter grades A-F scale with test scores.

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Under development.

Indicators for School Accountability
Performance on state-developed Criterion Reference Competency Test.

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for schools.
Reduce by 5% the percent of students not meeting proficient.


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 669 363 1,032
  65% 35% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 379 201 580
  57% 56% 56%
School in Need of Improvement 472 186 658
  71% 51% 64%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$222,465,639

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 24% 25%
Basic level and above 55% 68%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 18% 19%
Basic level and above 58% 56%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported See below
State Definition of "Proficient" Grade 4 and 8-Scores >300, Grade 11- Score of > 500

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Elementary School

Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test
Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
          ProficientAbove Proficiency
  Did Not Meet | Meet Standards Exceed Standards
All Students 35% | 37% 28%
Title I Schools 54 | 34 9
High Poverty Schools   |    
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 78 | 20 3
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 71 | 22 7

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Meet | Meet Standards Exceed Standards
All Students 38% | 51% 11%
Title I Schools 61 | 37 2
High Poverty Schools   |    
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 68 | 30 2
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 74 | 24 3

Middle School

Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test
Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Meet | Meet Standards Exceed Standards
All Students 25% | 37% 38%
Title I Schools 39 | 40 22
High Poverty Schools   |    
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 72 | 23 5
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 68 | 24 8

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Meet | Meet Standards Exceed Standards
All Students 46% | 43% 11%
Title I Schools 68 | 27 5
High Poverty Schools   |    
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 76 | 21 3
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 87 | 12 1

High School

Georgia Graduation Test
Grade 11

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Meet | Meet Standards Exceed Standards
All Students 7% | 39% 54%
Title I Schools 8 | 47 45
High Poverty Schools 13 | 46 41
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 50 | 51 (meet or exceed)
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 32 | 68 (meet or exceed)

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Meet | Meet Standards Exceed Standards
All Students 10% | 43% 47%
Title I Schools 10 | 51 39
High Poverty Schools 20 | 45 36
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 28 | 72 (meet or exceed)
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 44 | 56 (meet or exceed)


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
9% 7%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
36,792 38,771
65% 66%

Sources


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