The reason why: Calhoun High School, for the city schools, and Gordon Central High School, for the county schools, both failed to meet improvement on benchmarks, according to news released by the state.
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However, on a positive note, all other schools, for both systems did meet state standards.
Local officials pointed out that this fall, a final report, which will include summer retests on the Georgia High School Graduation Test, summer graduates and appeals, could change statuses for both school systems.
Both school systems stand by their results and feel that overall the AYP results were positive.
“Our parents are so supportive and we thank our parents and students for working so hard to do well,” said Michelle Knight, assistant superintendent of Calhoun City Schools.
The same sentiment was echoed by Superintendent Bill Mcown of Gordon County school system.
"Our students, teachers, and parents continue to focus on academic excellence with positive results,” McCown said.
According to the release:
AYP is “used to determine if schools are meeting expectations under the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).”