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Georgia & Atlanta Charter Students Surpass Traditional Peers on the NAEP
October 31, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
On the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), Georgia charter fourth-grade students outperformed their traditional school peers by 8 points in math and 14 points in reading. Georgia’s charter eighth graders received a math score that was 4 points above traditional students and a reading score that was 8 points higher. Georgia’s Black students scored higher than their traditional peers in fourth-grade math (22 points), fourth-grade reading (23 points), eighth-grade math (11 points) and eighth-grade reading (10 points).
Students enrolled in a charter school in Atlanta Public Schools also surpassed the average scores of their traditional peers. District fourth graders outperformed their traditional peers by 10 points in math and 6 points in reading. Atlanta’s eighth graders received a math score that was 12 points higher and 8 points above traditional students. The district’s Black students scored above their peers in fourth-grade math (16 points), fourth-grade reading (13 points), eighth-grade math (11 points), and eighth-grade reading (10 points).