ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Dougherty County School System issued a release Tuesday, citing improvement on new state College and Career Ready Performance Index, also known as the CCRPI.
DCSS says that since new accountability measures were put in place by the State of Georgia in 2012, the Dougherty County School System has achieved a 6.8 point gain, as reported in today's release of the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI).
Statewide, Georgia's school system was down, according to the state superintendent's office. Elementary schools saw a five point decrease in scores from 77.8 to 72.6 (-5.2), middle schools saw a one-year decrease in scores from 74.6 to 73.2 (-1.4) and high schools saw a one-year decrease in scores from 71.8 to 68.4 (-3.4).
Dougherty County schools increased from 60.2 in 2012 to 67 this year. CCRPI is a comprehensive school improvement, accountability, and communication platform for all educational stakeholders that will promote college and career readiness for all Georgia public school students.