The Roswell school had students retake tests to earn its Adequate Yearly Progress.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Mimosa Elementary School has earned Adequate Yearly Progress status following a successful re-test efforts last spring. “Each year, the testing targets for Adequate Yearly Progress increase and become more challenging for all schools to meet,” said Fulton Superintendent Robert Avossa. “It’s exceptional that so many of our schools continue to meet these goals, but we will keep providing the instructional support needed so that every school will reach its AYP targets. Results released yesterday by the Georgia Department of Education show that the number of Fulton County schools making AYP during the 2010-2011 school year has increased to 75 schools – or 73.5% of the district. Four other schools also made AYP after retaking tests. S.L. Lewis …
Fulton County Schools remains above the state average for AYP.
Though most area schools reached their Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) targets, five Roswell schools did not, according to the Georgia Department of Education's AYP report released yesterday. The annual report is used to help ensure students throughout the country are proficient in math and reading by 2014. Mimosa Elementary, Centennial High School, Roswell High School, Hillside Elementary School and Holcomb Bridge Middle School each failed to meet their AYP goals for the 2010-2011 school year. It was the second year in a row Mimosa, Centennial and Roswell did not reach their targets, according to the report. Both Hillside and Holcomb Bridge met their goals during the 2009-2010 school year. "We are still so proud of what we have done and …