District News and Notes
State Testing Schedule
Elbert County Schools is committed to preparing all students for state-mandated tests by providing them with a quality standards-based education. Throughout the school year, assessment results are used to analyze student achievement relative to Georgia state standards, to identify students failing to achieve mastery of content, and to provide diagnostic information. Standards-based instruction is supplemented with research-based strategies designed to help students successfully complete assessments.
Students in the 3rd through 8th grades will participate in the Georgia Criterion Referenced Tests (CRCT). The CRCTs will be administered on the following dates:
Tuesday, April 15 - Reading
Wednesday, April 16 - English/Language Arts
Tuesday, April 22 - Math
Wednesday, April 23 - Science
Thursday, April 24 - Social Studies
Students in grades 9-12 will participate in End of the Course Tests (EOCT) on Monday, May 12 and Tuesday, May 13.
Pre-Kindergarten Registration Continues Through Friday, April 11
Pre-K registration will be held at the P.J. Blackwell Learning Center from Monday, March 3 through Friday, April 11, 2014. In order to be eligible for the program, a child must be four years old on or before September 1st, 2014.
To schedule an appointment to register, contact Jennifer Downer at the Blackwell Learning Center by telephone at 706-213-4414.