Georgia Department of
Education releases lists of 2019-20 Distinguished and Reward Schools
LINKS: Distinguished | Reward
Note: The Reward Schools list was updated December 19, 2019.
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25, 2019 – The
Georgia Department of Education is releasing the 2019-2020 lists of
Distinguished Schools and Reward Schools.
Distinguished Schools designation recognizes the highest-performing Title I
schools in Georgia, while the Reward Schools designation recognizes Title I
schools making the greatest improvements.
we are focused on continuous improvement for all schools, it’s also essential
that we recognize when schools are doing well,” State School Superintendent
Richard Woods. “These schools are overcoming barriers, meeting challenges, and
producing great gains for their students. I commend the school leaders,
teachers, parents and communities in our 2019-20 Distinguished and Reward
Schools who are opening up opportunities for their students.”
are among the highest-performing 5% of Title I Schoolwide schools and Title I
Targeted Assistance schools.
among the greatest-improving 5% of Title I Schoolwide schools and Title I
Targeted Assistance schools. Reward Schools also have to maintain the
performance of their economically disadvantaged students, students with
disabilities, and English learners to be recognized.
must be Title I to be eligible for the Distinguished School and Reward School
designations, and must not be currently identified for CSI or TSI support. Click
here for detailed criteria.