Five North Georgia schools are among Gov. Brian Kemp's 189 winners of the state's 2019 public school awards, according to a news release.
The awards, developed by the Governor's Office of Student Achievement, are part of the state's Single Statewide Accountability System. Highest Performing Schools must earn a 3-year average College and Career Ready Performance Index Content Mastery Score that ranks in at least the 93rd percentile, the release states. Greatest Gains Schools must earn a 3-year average CCRPI Progress Score that ranks in at least the 93rd percentile.
Each award category has four tiers: Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze.
Regional winners are Ringgold Middle School in Catoosa County, Platinum Greatest Gains award; Brookwood School (Dalton Public Schools), Platinum Greatest Gains award; Ellijay Elementary School in Gilmer County, Gold Greatest Gains award; Fairyland Elementary School in Walker County, Bronze Greatest Gains award and Gold Highest Performing award; and Cedar Ridge Elementary School in Whitfield County, Silver Greatest Gains award.