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2011 Final AYP Determinations Available

 2011 Final AYP Determinations Available      MEDIA CONTACT:  Matt Cardoza, GaDOE Communications Office, (404) 651-7358,  - Follow us on  Twitter  and  Facebook    November 2, 2011 -- Results from the amended Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) report, including those for Atlanta Public Schools, are now available on the GaDOE website. You can find reports for individual schools at the following link:    AYP is the formula used to determine if schools are meeting expectations under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. It consists of three parts -- test participation, academic achievement and another statistic, called a "second indicator." All students at a school, as well as any qualifying subgroup of students, must meet goals in all three categories in order to "make AYP." Schools that do not make AYP for two consecutive years in the same subject are placed in "Needs Improvement" status and face escalating consequences.    Highlights   • Number of schools making AYP that did not make AYP in the prior year- 179  • Number of school systems with 100% of schools making AYP this year- 49  • Number of schools coming off Needs Improvement- 31     MORE INFORMATION   - GaDOE's Adequate Yearly Progress Webpage:   - 2011 AYP "By the Numbers":  AYP By The Numbers 10.31.11.pdf   - 2011 AYP Reports:   - 2011 APS Evidence of Cheating document -  APS Evidence of Cheating 2011 AYP 11.2.11.pdf    --------------------------------------------  Matt Cardoza  Director of Communications  Georgia Department of Education  2062 Twin Towers East  Atlanta, GA 30334  (404) 651-7358