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Key Indicators for Collective Impact
in the Metro Atlanta Region
We measure what matters, and what gets measured, gets done. The Learn4Life partnership identified these six key indicators to continuously measure our students’ progress along the continuum. A common understanding of these data gives our partners the opportunity to measure gains and take action to plug the leaks throughout the pipeline.
Early Childhood: Children Attending High Quality Centers
One in five children in the five-county area attend a “High Quality Center”**
There are roughly 44,000 slots in a center that has received a quality rating or in a public Pre-K for approximately 219,000 children age 0-4 in the five-county area.
NOTE: GA DOE is currently developing an assessment of Kindergarten Readiness that will be available in 2018. Until then, we will use the percentage of kids attending a high quality center as a proxy.
Source: DECAL (As of October 1, 2016) and
U.S. Census Bureau
**For these purposes, we define a “high quality center” as either a center that has received a quality rating or a public school that offers Pre-K
Location of Early Childhood Centers
Source: DECAL and
Reading Proficiently in Third Grade
40% of children are reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade.
Roughly 28,000 third graders are not reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade.
NOTE: “Reading Proficiently” is defined as the percentage of children who are proficient and above on the GA Milestones End-of-Grade Assessments.
Source: GOSA, 2014-2015
Reading Proficiently in Third Grade: Disaggregated
% Proficient & above on 3rd Grade Reading (GA Milestones) – Five-County Region
Math Proficiency in Eighth Grade
38% of children are proficient in math by the end of 8th grade.
Roughly 28,000 eighth graders are not proficient at math by the end of 8th grade.
NOTE: “Math Proficiency” is defined as the percentage of children who are proficient and above on the GA Milestones End-of-Grade Assessments.
Math Proficiency in Eighth Grade: Disaggregated
% Proficient & above on 8th Grade Math (GA Milestones) – Five-County Region
Graduation rate - 2016
79% of students graduate high school
Roughly 9,400 students of the 2016 cohort did not graduate high school.
Source: GA DOE, 2016
Graduation Rate (2015): Disaggregated
4-Year Cohort Method – Five-County Region
75% of the 2013 graduating class was enrolled in a post-secondary institution after 16 months
Roughly 7,700 students who graduated high school in 2013 did not enroll in a post-secondary institution by 2015.
NOTE: “Post-Secondary enrollment” includes colleges and universities from USG, TCSG and GICA, as well as colleges from out-of-state as gleaned by the National Student Clearinghouse.
Source: GOSA (C11 report)
Post-Secondary Enrollment: Disaggregated
% of 2013 Graduating Class That Enrolled in a Post-Secondary Institution after 16 months – Five-County Region
Source: GOSA, C11 Report
Post Secondary Completion
31% of the 2010 graduating class had earned a post-secondary degree or credential by 2015.
Roughly 21,000 students from the 2010 graduating class had not earned a post-secondary degree or credential by 2015.
Source: GA AWARDS (GOSA’s High School Progress Dashboard)
77 will graduate high school
58 will enroll in a post-secondary institution within 16 months
37 will advance to their sophomore year within 24 month of enrolling
The missing 63?
Source: Derived from data from GOSA
Developmental Screening during Early Childhood
Nearly 1 in 4 did not receive recommended screening
State Medicaid program guidelines dictate that all children receive screening services though the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) program. However, in 2015, 24% of Georgia children <6 enrolled in Medicaid did not receive an expected initial or periodic screen.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
% Licensed Child Care Capacity that is Quality Rated
of licensed child care capacity in the
five-county region is represented in programs that are participating in Quality Rated and have received a rating.
Participating in QR and received a rating
Participating in QR
Source: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (As of March 20th, 2017)
Child Care Subsidy Recipients Enrolled in Quality Rated Programs
of active child care subsidy (“CAPS”) certificates in the five-county region were assigned to a Quality Rated program as of 3/1/17.
Source: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
In the 2011-2012 school year, 1,949 Pre-K students attending a public school in Georgia were reported to have received one or more out-of-school suspensions. This number represents an estimated
of children attending such programs in the same year.
For reference, total GA Pre-K enrollment for the same year was 51% male and 41% Black/AA
Source: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Civil Rights Data Collection.
http://ocrdata.ed.gov/http://ocrdata.ed.gov; Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning– Five-County Region
31% of the 2010 graduating class had earned a post-seconda