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Carrollton City Schools top in state Niche.com rankings

Earlier this school year, Niche.com announced its overall assessments of school systems across the nation, with Carrollton City Schools ranking as the eighth best public school district in Georgia. However, a deeper look at the organization’s research also shows its review of districts in six specific categories, including which schools have the best teachers – a known component reflecting educational quality. Carrollton City Schools posted strong results in this segment, earning a rating of 11th best statewide.

To determine the Best Teachers ranking, Niche reviews a variety of metrics to establish its ranking outcome. Thirty percent is based on state assessment proficiency and survey responses on academics from students and parents. Parent/student Niche general surveys on teachers make up 25 percent of the score, followed by teacher absenteeism at 15 percent, teacher salary index at 10 percent, and the percentage of first/second-year teachers at 10 percent. The last considerations are average teacher salary and the student-teacher ratio at 5 percent each.

“Quality teachers are essential to our mission to provide an exceptional experience and education at Carrollton City Schools,” said Dr. Mark Albertus, superintendent.

According to its website, Carrollton City Schools ranks second in Georgia for Most Diverse Districts, eighth for Best School Districts, 11th for Best Places to Teach, 13th for Best Districts for Athletes, and 17th for Best Teachers. Carrollton City Schools was compared to 180 public school systems across Georgia.

Niche’s 2023 Best School Districts rankings combine rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. and state Departments of Education for factors like academics, teachers, culture & diversity, Niche’s and more with millions of reviews from students and parents about their local schools. To learn more, visit https://www.niche.com/k12/rankings/.

CUTLINE: Carrollton High School 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year Michael Harvey smiles with students at Carrollton High School. CHS ranks in the top 100 out of more than 400 public high schools across Georgia with the best teachers.