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The assessment of students in DeKalb County Schools and the state of Georgia is mandated by law (see Official Code of Georgia [OCGA] § 20-2-281). The purpose of state-mandated assessment is to allow the public, legislators, parents, and other interested persons to see how well students in DeKalb County and Georgia are learning as compared to other students in the state and in the nation. The assessment program also provides principals and teachers with diagnostic information and assists the schools and system in identifying strengths and weaknesses in order to establish priorities in planning improvements for educational programs.
Two types of standardized assessments provide information about how well students are learning:
New Updated CRCT Data
New Updated EOCT Data