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Therrell School of Law, Government and Public Policy

Public | 9-12 | 302 students

 

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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 91% in 2011.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2011.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 93% in 2011.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
78%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 80% in 2011.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
78%
Scale: % at or above passing

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 95% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) to students in grade 11. The GHSWT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass the GHSWT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

9th Grade Literature

The state average for 9th Grade Literature was 86% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
64%
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 30% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
American Literature

The state average for American Literature was 91% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
87%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
33%
Coordinate Algebra

The state average for Coordinate Algebra was 37% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%
Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

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n/a

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n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 29% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
29%
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 59% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
8%
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
57%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
46%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) in 9th grade math levels 1 and 2, biology, United States history, physical science, American literature and economics. The EOCT 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 37%
Hispanic 1% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
White 0% 44%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Byron Barnes

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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3099 Panther Trl SW
Atlanta, GA 30311
Phone: (404) 346-2523

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