Research and Evaluation
School Performance Measures
The Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) produces several measures of school performance. Some of the most helpful links are summarized below.
In addition to the state sources, visit our data dashboards or our blog for additional APS data and analysis.
Georgia Milestones (Grades 3-12) | Results
Georgia Milestones measures how well students have learned the knowledge and skills outlined in the state-adopted content standards in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Students in grades 3 through 8 will take an end-of-grade assessment in each content area, while high school students will take an end-of-course assessment for each of the eight courses designated by the State Board of Education.
College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) | 2014 Results
The CCRPI is an overall measure of school performance. See here for additional information.
Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) | 2007-2014 Results
The CRCT program was retired after the 2013-2014 Summer Retest administration. The Georgia Milestones Assessment System has replaced the CRCT beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. Previously, it was an annual state test administered to students in grades 3-8.
End of Course Tests (EOCT) | 2006-2014 Results
The EOCT program was retired after the November 2014 Mid-Month administration. The Georgia Milestones Assessment System has replaced the EOCT beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. Previously, it was an annual state test administered to high school students in eight core courses.
High School Graduation Data | 2015 Results
Atlanta's high school graduation rate increased by 12.4 points in 2015, rising from 59.1 percent in 2014 to 71.5 percent in 2015.
Governor's Office of Student Achievement | 2010-2014 Reports
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement also provides detailed reports of school performance, including test score data by subgroup.
APS Demographics and Enrollment
The Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) provides a tool to search for enrollment data by a number of criteria. Click the links below to access the forms. Once there, enter the appropriate school year and district (Atlanta Public Schools).