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Macon County School Makes State's Focus List
Macon County School Makes State's Focus List

The Georgia Department of Education has released a list of 156 schools labeled "focus schools" under the new accountability system.

In Macon County, Macon County Elementary School made the focus list.

According to the Georgia Department of Education, focus schools are those with a graduation rate of less than sixty percent over the last two years or with large gaps between highest and lowest achieving subgroups of students.

They are ranked one step above the states worst performing schools, called "priority schools."

RELATED | See the Central Georgia Schools on the 'priority' list.

In Houston County, Huntington Middle School, Perry and Northside High Schools, and Westside Elementary School were included. 

In Bibb County, Howard Middle School, Miller Magnet School, and Weaver Middle School made the list.

Other Central Georgia schools on the "focus schools" list:

Crisp County: Crisp County High School and A.S. Clark Elementary School 
Dodge County: Dodge County High School 

Dublin City: Dublin Middle School 
Laurens County: East Laurens Elementary School 
Macon County: Macon County Elementary School 
Monroe County: William M. Hubbard Middle School
Pulaski County: Pulaski County Elementary School 
Telfair County: Telfair County Middle School 
Treutlen County: Treutlen Elementary School 
Washington County: Ridge Road Elementary School 
Wilcox County: Wilcox County Middle School 


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