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East Lake Elementary School

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Posted August 21, 2010

As an East Lake Parent since 2001, my daughter transitioned from Private School to East Lake without missing a beat. It is the mission of the principal and her administration to ensure that each child is treated with respect and receives World Class education that is 2nd to none. From the Principal to the janitors, Cardinal Pride is exhibited year after year in its solid achievement of excellence. It is because of East Lake that we remain fixtures of the community. It's APS best kept secret. <shhhhhhh>
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2009

Awful!!! Stop screaming at the children to get them to do a task. There is more to life than just passing the test. Teach the children and not the test. After 3 hours of work my daughter needs a break.....just like the administration. 2.5 hours of homework each night is crazy. The children deserve art and music more than 2 times a month. This school is all about the TEST and not my child.
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Posted August 18, 2009

Kudos !!! to Mrs. Benton and the entire East Lake Elemetary staff. 3rd grade was my sons 1st year here I wish I wouldv'e had him here sooner. The school in my district was not up to par when it came to education, test scores, and organization therfore, I had my son transferred to eastlake. Its quite a commute from my home to this school but it is well worth it. My sons test score exceeded the average passing scores and the teachers here are passionate about their profession and there students. We are proud to be Eastlake Cardials
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Posted March 2, 2009

My child attended East Lake Elementary School from Kindergarten through 5th grade. I have never made a more important decision. My daughter left East Lake very well prepared for middle school. She is currently in 8th grade and is still an Honor Roll (all A's) student. The principal, teachers and office personnel have always been very pleasant and easy to communicate with. If there was ever an issue, it was handled quickly and effectively. If you are looking for a safe learning environment for your child, look no further!
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Posted November 10, 2008

Before allowing my child to attend East Lake, I was a strong advocate for private schools. However once visiting and being greeted by the friendly staff and qualified faculty I reconsidered. I'm very pleased with the education my child is receiving and with school's high performing test scores and achievements. The faculty and staff are extremely dedicated and passionate about the students' education.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2010.

38 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

38 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

38 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2010.

37 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

37 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

37 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
66%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
68%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
78%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
56%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
49%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 97% 37%
Hispanic 2% 12%
White 1% 44%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mary Benton
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  • (404) 371-7153

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145 4th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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