Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
Georgia Milestones- Grades 3,4,5
The Georgia Milestones is a comprehensive summative assessment program spanning grades 3 through high school. The Milestones measures how well students have learned the knowledge and skills outlined in the content standards in the core content areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. It is designed to provide information about student achievement and readiness to move on to the next level of learning.
GCPS Curriculum & Instructional Support
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ core business is teaching and learning.
The goal of the Division of Curriculum and Instructional Support is to help all students reach their learning potential. Teachers and leaders focus on providing curriculum, instruction, and assessments that are rigorous, integrated, and aligned.
Detailed information is located on the Division of Curriculum and Instructional Support website.
GCPS District Assessments
Pre > Interim > Post Assessments
District Assessments support formative assessment practices. Each assessment is given once every 9 weeks to help teachers understand how to better instruct their students so they might understand their learning.
GaDOE State Assessment Program
The assessment program includes customized summative criterion-referenced tests at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. In addition, Georgia participates in the National Assessment of Educational Progress in grades 4, 8 and 12. A variety of resources, including formative tools, are provided to assist parents, educators, students and the public with efforts to improve educational opportunities for students.
CCRPI: College and Career Ready Performance Index
CCRPI is the comprehensive school improvement, accountability, and communication platform for Georgia. It promotes college and career readiness for public school students.
The index is based on 100 points.
Overall scores for elementary and middle school are comprised of four indicators: content mastery, readiness, progress, and closing gaps.
High school scores add a fifth indicator, graduation rate.
For a complete description of the CCRPI, please visit the Georgia Department of Education website.