Lumos StepUp Efficacy Study: Georgia Cyber Academy, Georgia-2018-19

School Overview

Georgia Cyber Academy is based in Atlanta Georgia, which comes under State Charter Schools- Georgia Cyber Academy school district. The school supports over 14,319 students across grades K to 12. It is a public/charter school with a student-teacher ratio of 39.8:1 and about 64% of the students are economically disadvantaged.

Demographics

Georgia Cyber Academy Demographics

Methodology

We conducted a study to understand the impact of Lumos Learning programs on student achievement. We have compared the state ranking of Georgia Cyber Academy in 2017-18 and 2018-19 as indicated in schooldigger
The school used Lumos StepUp program in 2018-19 to support student’s GMAS preparation.

Improvement in State Ranking

Georgia Cyber Academy Ranking Elementary

Georgia Cyber Academy Ranking Middle

Georgia Cyber Academy Ranking High

There are 1234 elementary schools, 551 middle schools & 435 high schools in Georgia and Georgia Cyber Academy was ranked 744th, 284th & 247th of Georgia public elementary, middle & high schools respectively in the 2017-18 academic year. In 2018-19, the school adopted Math, ELA, Algebra and Geometry programs for Grades 3 to 8 as well for high school students. About 7,848 students used the Lumos StepUp program for GMAS Math & ELA practice. In the 2018-19 ACT Aspire tests, Georgia Cyber Academy rank improved by 93 positions in elementary school category, 56 positions in middle school category & 19 positions in high school category

Grade 3 GMAS Test-scores

Georgia Cyber Academy 3rd Grade ELA

Compared to 2017-18, the percentage of 3rd graders who met state expectations in 2018-19 GMAS ELA assessment increased by 4%.

Georgia Cyber Academy 3rd Grade Math

There was an increase of 1.3%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2018-19 Grade 3 Math GMAS.

Grade 4 GMAS Test-scores

Georgia Cyber Academy 4th Grade ELA

Compared to 2017-18, the percentage of 4th graders who met state expectations in 2018-19 GMAS ELA assessment increased by 7%.

Georgia Cyber Academy 4th Grade Math

There was an increase of 11%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2018-19 Grade 4 Math GMAS.

Grade 5 GMAS Test-scores

Georgia Cyber Academy 5th Grade ELA

Compared to 2017-18, the percentage of 5th graders who met state expectations in 2018-19 GMAS ELA assessment increased by 5%.

Georgia Cyber Academy 5th Grade Math

There was an increase of 2.4%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2018-19 Grade 5 Math GMAS.

Grade 6 GMAS Test-scores

Georgia Cyber Academy 6th Grade ELA

Compared to 2017-18, the percentage of 6th graders who met state expectations in 2018-19 GMAS ELA assessment increased by 14%.

Georgia Cyber Academy 6th Grade Math

There was an increase of 8.3%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2018-19 Grade 6 Math GMAS.

Grade 7 GMAS Test-scores

Georgia Cyber Academy 7th Grade ELA

Compared to 2017-18, the percentage of 7th graders who met state expectations in 2018-19 GMAS ELA assessment increased by 4.3%.

Georgia Cyber Academy 7th Grade Math

There was an increase of 1%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2018-19 Grade 7 Math GMAS.

Grade 8 GMAS Test-scores

Georgia Cyber Academy 8th Grade ELA

Compared to 2017-18, the percentage of 8th graders who met state expectations in 2018-19 GMAS ELA assessment increased by 9%.

Overall Result

  • The use of Lumos StepUp for GMAS Math & ELA practice from grades 3 to 8 in 2018-19 influenced an increase in the percentage of students who have met the standards.
  • Grades 4, 6 & 7 students in Georgia Cyber Academy have surpassed the state average in ELA.
  • The overall school ranking improved by 93 positions in elementary school ranking category, 56 positions in middle school ranking category and 19 positions in high school ranking category after 2018-19 GMAS tests.
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