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24, 2019 – The
Georgia Department of Education today released Financial Efficiency Star
Ratings for schools and school districts in Georgia. To view the ratings, click
here for school-level
and here for district-level,
or use the CCRPI
Financial Efficiency Star Rating provides a measure of a district’s per-pupil
spending in relation to the academic achievements of its students.
Specifically, the rating is based on a three-year average of per-pupil
spending, which is then associated with the district’s CCRPI score. Each
district receives a rating ranging from one half-star to five stars; a
five-star district can be described as having strong academic outcomes and
lower levels of expenditures in comparison with other districts.
requires that the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, in coordination
with the Georgia Department of Education, create a financial efficiency rating.
The rating must be based upon five stars.
is the fourth release of Financial Efficiency Star Ratings for districts, and
the second release for individual schools.
school districts have been given an opportunity to provide a response or
additional information which they believe will assist their constituents in
understanding the expenditures included in the calculation and the effect on
the district’s rating. To view the ratings along with district responses, visit