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Sugar Hill Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 698 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 86% in 2010.

116 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

116 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

116 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
87%
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.

109 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

109 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

109 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
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.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
42%
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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
78%
Social Studies

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

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
71%
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.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
41%
Social Studies

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

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
27%
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.

103 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
46%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 75% 12%
White 17% 44%
Black 6% 37%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Beth Skarda
Fax number
  • (770) 503-9686

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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3259 Athens Hwy
Gainesville, GA 30507
Phone: (770) 503-1749

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