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Morgan County Charter High School

Charter | 9-12 | 987 students

 

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Posted August 9, 2013

Overall, this has been a great school for my kids. Although, they have strange discipline rules. Such as, looking through my daughters phone before they can return it. Which didn't get passed me. But the learning and overall ojectives were great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 7, 2009

One of the best schools in the nation. All the teachers actually care about the students and their success. The students are very well mannered and because of their great principal they have been trained to ALWAYS strive to do their best!
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 9, 2009

I love this school sytem. Everyone is so nice and welcoming. I am very impressed with the students faculty and staff. This is a school I want all my siblings and kids to come in the future.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 21, 2005

I love thise school it is the best one I have bean in. The teachers help you if you need it. All the teachers are nice and fear to each student.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 4, 2003

This school is very clean and the students are great! They try their best at all they do. The football team is a great thing that this school has above most other schools. Their Softball team just won 7-AA regions! That's so great! Come Visit this school and you'll see just what i'm talking about!


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

218 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2011.

218 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
95%

2009

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 93% in 2011.

217 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
81%
Social Studies

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

217 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
86%
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.

237 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

246 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

248 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
83%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
61%
Coordinate Algebra

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

245 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%
Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
21%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
66%
Integrated Math II

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

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
50%
Physical Science

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

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
65%
U.S. History

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

385 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
56%
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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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
White 67% 44%
Black 26% 37%
Hispanic 4% 12%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Asian 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
Dance teacher(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Gardening teacher(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Industrial shop
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
  • Theory
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Graphics

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Gardening teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Swimming pool
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mark D Wilson
Fax number
  • (706) 342-5046

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Gardening teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Special education coordinator
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Industrial shop
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Performance stage
  • Science lab
  • Swimming pool
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Power lifting / Weight lifting
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Power lifting / Weight lifting
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
  • Theory
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Graphics
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
School leaders can update this information here.

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1231 College Dr
Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 342-2336

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