What are we measuring?
This measure tracks the percentage of public high school students in Fulton County who scored at or above the level set for students on the track to college and career readiness, measured as the percentage of students achieving a Lexile measure greater than or equal to 1275 on the Georgia Milestones American Literature and Composition End of Course assessment. Students scoring at this level have demonstrated proficiency in the knowledge and skills as specified in Georgia’s content standards and are considered prepared for the next grade level or course and are on track for college and career readiness.
Why are we measuring it?
How are we doing?
Nearly 64% of Fulton County 9th grade high school students demonstrated proficiency in American literature and composition in 2018, ranking Fulton County students 6th among its regional benchmark counties, scoring lower that five and higher than three of the other counties. In 2018, students of Fulton County's Public Schools on average scored higher than students of Atlanta Public Schools by a margin of about 17%.