Five schools from the Carroll County School System have been named 2021-2022 Georgia Department of Education Title I Distinguished Schools.
The designation means Central Elementary, Ithica Elementary, Roopville Elementary, Whitesburg Elementary and Central Middle School rank in the top 5 percent of Georgia schools based on a combined English/Language Arts and Math Achievement Rate from 2021 College & Career Ready Performance Index Content Mastery scores.
“The success of these five schools demonstrates our commitment to academic excellence,” Assistant Superintendent of School Performance Dr. Jessica Ainsworth said. “Our overall goal is to help students focus on their future, and our teachers and leaders concentrate on providing innovative and creative learning opportunities that help students do this. We are very proud to celebrate our continued success in Carroll County.”
The GADOE honors successful schools who are making significant progress in closing the achievement gap and improving academic performance. According to the GADOE press release, only 71 schools from across the state were chosen for this prestigious recognition.
Carroll County School System is a leader in integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) into hands-on real world experiences. Additionally, the district emphasizes the importance of social emotional wellness coupled with future focused awareness to ensure students are ready to be enrolled, employed, enlisted, and engaged in the community upon graduation.
For more information about the Carroll County School System, visit carrollcountyschools.com.