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East Cobb Schools Boost CRCT Scores

Nine of 16 schools had 100-percent passing rates in at least one category of the 2012 tests.

East Cobb students rate among the best in the in the 2012 results of the Criterion Referenced Competency tests released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Education

Students in grades 3-8 at the elementary and middle school level were tested in April in five academic categories: reading, English/language arts, math, science and social studies. 

The tests are a crucial part of determining whether or not a school meets its Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) goals, but the importance of this 12-year-old test will diminish in the coming years as Georgia schools transition to the , which is being implemented by 47 states.

According to figures reported by the Marietta Daily Journal, Cobb third grade students either improved or maintained their pass rates in all testing areas. Fifth grade students improved in four of five disciplines, with a slight drop in math pass rates. Eighth graders improves pass rates in all areas, with a 5.5 percent increase in the science discipline.

“I’m pleased that we’re making progress,” Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa told the MDJ, referring to the county-wide scores. “We have a lot of good people, good instructional programs. … there’s a lot of engagement in the classroom.”

To get more details about the scores shown below, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has created a searchable database for all Georgia schools' CRCT scores.

The 16 schools here are in ZIP codes 30062, 30067 and 30068; for scores from schools in ZIP code 30066, Northeast Cobb Patch . 

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 86.6 86.6 70.8 69.4 78.2 4 85.8 88.7 76.1 85.4 76.8 5 82.3 86.9 74.0 66.0 61.1

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 6 100 99.5 97.8 96.6 98.5 7 99.5 99.5 98.8 96.8 97.0 8 100 99.2 98.2 96.9 97.4

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 6 99.7 98.1 95.1 95.1 92.7 7 99.5 99.0 99.3 98.0 97.3 8 99.8 99.3 97.0 94.6 93.9

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 6 95.7 90.3 72.4 70.5 74.7 7 91.2 91.2 88.8 78.8 72.5 8 95.1 94.6 64.4 69.4 70.7

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 99.5 97.9 95.3 96.4 95.3 4 97.7 96.6 95.5 97.2 96.6 5 98.9 98.4 96.7 96.2 96.8

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 90.6 94.1 82.6 79.1 80.2 4 95.9 91.8 85.0 81.4 81.2 5 95.1 92.7 92.7 83.1 86.7

Garrison Mill Elementary School

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 98.3 99.1 94.0 94.9 94.0 4 97.9 98.6 97.9 98.6 96.5 5 100 98.3 98.3 95.8 98.0

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 6 99.7 99.7 97.7 98.0 99.0 7 100 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.1 8 100 99.7 97.7 95.4 96.7

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 99.5 100 95.9 95.5 97.5 4 100 100 97.8 100 100 5 99.5 100 99.5 97.9 97.3

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 97.9 97.9 95.2 94.5 95.2 4 100 100 98.6 98.6 98.5 5 99.3 98.7 97.3 92.8 96.1

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 91.3 86.3 73.0 65.3 56.2 4 92.4 90.9 74.2 71.2 54.5 5 87.9 92.2 86.4 60.3 48.5

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 94.3 95.3 82.7 80.0 87.9 4 94.5 95.5 80.6 86.5 88.6 5 97.1 96.1 93.2 85.8 82.9

Shallowford Falls Elementary School

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 100 100 96.9 97.6 99.2 4 99.1 98.1 97.2 95.4 97.2 5 99.2 99.2 98.3 97.5 96.7

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 98.3 98.9 95.6 96.7 98.3 4 100 99.5 94.3 96.9 96.9 5 98.8 98.8 96.4 97.0 97.6

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 100 97.0 97.0 97.0 98.0 4 99.1 99.1 98.3 99.1 100 5 100 99.1 98.1 100 99.1

Tritt Elementary School

Grade Pct. Pass Reading Pct. Pass English/Lang. Arts Pct. Pass Math Pct. Pass Science Pct. Pass Social Studies 3 100 99.3 99.3 97.1 99.3 4 100 98.7 94.2 98.7 100 5 100 99.4 99.4 97.5 99.4

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