Georgia Milestones Study Guides and Resources
The Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) is a comprehensive summative assessment program spanning grades 3 through high school. Georgia Milestones End-of Grade (EOG) study guides and End-of-Course (EOC) study guides are available for teachers and families to help prepare students for the Georgia Milestones assessments.
Study Guides and Resources
Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade Report CardsAll Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade students will receive standards based report cards. Please read and review the attached documents for detailed information.
Report Cards and Rubrics
Georgia Announces New Four-year High School Graduation Rate
The Georgia State Department of Education (GADOE) has announced the new four-year high school graduation rate. Adhering to a 2008 update to federal education regulations, the Georgia Department of Education today released the new, four-year public high school graduation rate -- 67.4%. The new calculation, known as the adjusted cohort rate, will allow states to uniformly compare graduation rates across the nation. More»
GADOE Four-year Adjusted Cohort High Schools Graduation Rate FAQ
Georgia Standards of Excellence and Georgia Performance Standards
On February 19, 2015, the State Board of Education (SBOE) voted to rename the ELA and Mathematics standards to the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). The revised and SBOE approved ELA and Mathematics standards are called the ELA and Mathematics Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE).
The current Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) for Science and for Social Studies will be taught during the 2016-17 school year. The Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for Science and for Social Studies will be implemented beginning the 2017-18 school year.
For more information please see https://www.georgiastandards.org/Georgia-Standards/Pages/default.aspx
State Phases Out Graduation Test
The State Board of Education recently approved State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge's plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT). Students who enter high school in fall 2011 will no longer take the GHSGT in English, math, social studies and science, in order to graduate. This new plan will require students to pass all required courses, and the End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) will now count 20% of a student's final grade, rather than the current 15% weight. More»
CSI Mathematics is an online mathematics resource for parents, teachers, and students. Contents include concepts investigated in class, suggestions for activities to explore at home, vocabulary used in the unit, grade-appropriate readings related to the math content, and links to other Web site resources.
Whole Grade Acceleration
Marietta City Schools offers whole grade acceleration as an appropriate educational intervention for exceptionally capable second thru seventh grade* students. Parents/guardians interested in whole grade acceleration should first consult with their child’s teacher and/or counselor concerning the suitability of whole grade acceleration for their child. For more information, parents should contact their child’s school.
Response to Intervention (RTI)
Response to Intervention (RTI) is a learning process that matches general education classroom instruction to each student’s learning needs. In other words, educators respond to a student’s academic and/or behavior challenge with the right amount of intensity in classroom learning supports.