Congratulations to Northgate High School in Coweta Co.
st_1005 on 11/24/2008

2008 Georgia Schools of Excellence Named

Twenty-six schools recognized for achievement, greatest gains

State Superintendent of Schools, Kathy Cox, named the 2008 Georgia Schools of Excellent on November 21, 2008, honoring 26 schools that have shown the greatest improvement or highest achievement across the state.
"These schools are getting great results from all students in many different areas," Superintendent Cox said. "The teachers, students and administrators at these schools truly represent excellence. Congratulations to our 2008 Georgia Schools of Excellence."
The Georgia Schools of Excellence are honored in two categories. Qualifying schools are chosen from each Congressional District in the following categories:
-Top 10%: Schools that are in the top 10 percent of schools in Georgia as measured by assessments in reading and mathematics.
-Greatest Gains: Schools that demonstrated greatest continuous gains in student achievement for the past three years as measure by assessments in reading and mathematics.
The Georgia Schools of Excellence will be honored at a banquet on January 23rd at the Georgia International Conference Center in College Park.

2008 GEORGIA SCHOOLS OF EXCELLENCE

GREATEST GAINS
Congressional District,School, System

1, Mamie Lou Gross Elementary, Camden
3-tie, Northgate High, Coweta
3-tie, Double Churches Elementary, Muscogee
5, Druid Hills High, DeKalb
6, Manning Oaks Elementary, Fulton
7, Loganville Elementary, Walton
8-tie, Eastside High, Newton
8-tie, Centerville Elementary, Houston
9, Otwell Middle, Forsyth
10, East Jackson Elementary, Jackson
11-tie, Kemp Elementary, Cobb
11-tie, Trion high, Trion City

TOP 10%
Congressional District, School System Top Ten

3-tie, Huddleston, Elementary, Fayette
3-tie, McIntosh High, Fayette,
4, Browns Mill Elementary, DeKalb
5, Kittredge Elementary, DeKalb
6-tie, Timber Ridge Elementary, Cobb
6-tie, Dickerson Middle, Cobb
6-tie, Lassiter High, Cobb
7-tie, Sharon Elementary, Forsyth
7-tie, Brookwood High, Gwinnett
8, Quall Run Elementary, Houston
9, South Forsyth High, Forsyth
10, Davidson Magnet School, Richmond
11, Harrison High, Cobb
12, Savannah Arts Academy, Savannah-Chatham

MORE INFORMATION
-Schools of Excellence Criteria
-Schools of Excellence Website
-Recent Schools of Excellence winners