A statewide scoring system places The Museum School of Avondale Estates within the top 6 percent of public K-12 schools in Georgia and one of the top schools in DeKalb County, according to College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI) data, recently released by the state’s Department of Education.
Through CCRPI, each school earns a score based on achievement, growth, progress and additional indicators. The most recent report is based on scores and achievement during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Overall, The Museum School scored 90.6, making it the fourth-ranked start-up charter school in the state and a top-10 school in DeKalb County. The school is ranked number 122 out of 2,149 traditional public and charter schools serving pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students in Georgia. Its middle school, with a score of 93.2, ranks among the top 2.2 percent in the state, and its elementary school, with a score of 89.9, ranks in the top 6.6 percent.
“These results once again validate our academic model and reflect the commitment the entire Museum School community has toward providing a world-class education for its students,” said Museum School Principal Katherine Kelbaugh. “With our dedicated staff, hardworking students, committed board and supportive parents, we look forward to achieving even greater academic excellence and continuing to inspire our students to new heights.”
Museum School representatives were featured on Focus Atlanta to discuss the school's uniqueness and goals to increase student diversity during open enrollment. TMS board member and parent Carla C. Smith and parent Tina Younger provided a brief history and shared important information about this year's open enrollment and lottery process. Watch the segment here: themuseumschool.org/news-tms-focus-atlanta/...
Mission: The mission of The Museum School of Avondale Estates is to inspire students, teachers and the community to collaborate to develop strong critical thinking, interpersonal and academic skills in our students, which will prepare them for real-world success.