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Carroll County Board of Education Recognizes 12 Schools for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Dec 15 2017

The Board of Education recognized schools from all five clusters for outstanding academic achievement at the December 14 Board Meeting.

· Glanton-Hindsman Elementary School, Bowdon Middle School and Temple High School were recognized for being named 2017 Greatest Gains Award Winners for Student Achievement.
· Temple Middle School, Villa Rica Elementary School and Bowdon Elementary School were recognized for earning double-digit growth on College and Career Ready Performance Index(CCRPI) Scores.

· Mount Zion Elementary School, Whitesburg Elementary School, Roopville Elementary School and Villa Rica Elementary School were recognized for earning CCRPI Scores above 90 and for being ranked in the Top 10% of schools in Georgia.
· Temple High School and Mount Zion High School were recognized for earning graduation rates above 90%.
· Whitesburg Elementary School was recognized for earning Advanced STEM certification and for being named an International STEM Association School of Excellence—one of the less than 2% of schools in the nation have received this prestigious honor.
· Mount Zion High School, Mount Zion Middle School and Central Middle School were recognized for earning a 5 Star Climate Rating for the Quality and Character of School Life.

“2017 has been an award-winning year for Carroll County Schools in academics, arts and activities,” said Scott Cowart, Superintendent of Carroll County Schools. “We are so proud to see the continued academic growth of our students at all grade levels. Our teachers and administrators continue to work diligently to bring innovative learning opportunities to ensure all students succeed and are prepared to be college and career ready.”