Facts and Figures

Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) School Report Cards

School Report Cards include data regarding demographics, state and national test results, accountability, financial, and more.

Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Data

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Data (student test participation, schools meeting and not meeting AYP, student academic performance on CRCT and High School Graduation test, and more)

Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) Special Education Data

Special Education Data (numbers of students receiving services, race/ethnicity, disability categories, where students receive services, test results, student indicators, and more)

Georgia Department of Education ESEA Waiver

As of March 30, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education granted Georgia a waiver from some accountability requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), more commonly referred to as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

The waiver allows Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) more flexibility for how schools are evaluated and supported.

Prior to the ESEA waiver, Georgia used Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) as the state’s accountability measure.

  • (English) - Georgia Department of Education ESEA Waiver

College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI)

The new statewide accountability system, the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI) serves as the measure of accountability for all public schools and districts in Georgia.

Included in the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) data is the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).

  • (English) - College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI)
  • - College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI)

Bright from the Start

Ever wondered what to expect from your child as he or she grows and develops?  State standards and federal laws can help you know what to expect.

Bright from the Start Georgia’s Department of Early Care and Learning Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards (GELDS) are a set of high-quality, research-based early learning standards for children, birth to age five.

The GELDS answer the question, “What should children from birth to age five know and be able to do?”

They are a set of standards that are flexible enough to support children’s individual rates of development, approaches to learning, and cultural context.

They are divided into age groups and are aligned with the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework, the CCGPS for K-12, and the Work Sampling System Assessment.

Georgia Babies Can’t Wait Determinations

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) reviews all data that Georgia’s Babies Can’t Wait program submits each year in their Annual Performance Report (APR) as well as any revisions to their State Performance Plan (SPP).  Based upon this review, OSEP makes a “determination” about how the Babies Can’t Wait is performing. Click to read the Babies Can’t Wait determination letter” and the “response table” that explains how the determinations were made.

Georgia Department of Education Determinations

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) reviews all data that the GaDOE submits each year in their Annual Performance Report (APR) as well as any revisions to their State Performance Plan (SPP). Based upon this review, OSEP makes a “determination” about how the GaDOE is performing.

Click to read GaDOE’s current “determination letter”.

  • - State Performance Plan (SPP), Annual Performance Reports (APR) and Annual Determinations
  • (English) - Ga DOE's determination letter

Georgia Department of Education Parent Guide

When schools and families work together and support each other and when parents are involved and engaged in their child’s education, students achieve at higher levels. Visit this site often for the most up-to-date information about education in Georgia as well as resources designed to serve parents throughout their child’s education.

Georgia’s County Health Rankings

Health outcomes are the primary measure used to rank the overall health of counties in Georgia. Click to see how your county ranks.