County Schools Report Card
The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Report Card for Parents is primarily
designed to give parents information about their schools. It also provides
valuable information for discussions that will help parents make informed
decisions about the quality of public education in Georgia.
2006-2007 report here:
Time Equivalent or the number of students in each school)
See any school’s report here:
The 2006-2007 report ranks 1,190 elementary schools based on third grade test scores, 1,183 elementary schools
based on fifth grade test scores, 486
middle schools based on eighth grade test scores
and 380 high schools based on End-Of-Course-Test
The Report Card: a) analyzes the factors most important to parents, b)
reduces statistical information to a concise and understandable form, and c)
presents information about Georgia’s
elementary, middle and high schools that is accessible and easily comprehended.
The primary measure of student achievement in the report for elementary and
middle schools is the average of the percentage of students passing
the reading and math sections of the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test
(CRCT). This average is referred to as the Achievement Score.
schools, the Achievement Score is calculated based on student
performance on all of the Georgia End-Of-Course-Tests. End-Of-Course-Tests are
given in the following subjects: Ninth Grade Literature and Composition,
American Literature and Composition, Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, Physical Science, United States History, and Economics/Business/Free
School ranks 267 out of 380 High Schools in the
State in 2007-2008 school year.
See how others around us rank here:
See how any school system ranks here:
Please note the cost per child listed by school on these
reports. The lowest ranked school spends the most per child—almost $25,000 per child. Jasper spends approximately $9900 per High
School student and $8100 per Primary and Elementary School student.
** To keep the taxpayers of Jasper County, Georgia
informed as to where and how their tax dollars are
** To keep the taxpayers abreast of local policies
and laws being discussed and enacted.
** We advocate more open government, less government
spending, and lower property taxes.