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Three Stone Mountain Schools Get Title I Distinction

Allgood and Hambrick elementary schools and Champion Middle Theme School will receive certificates.

Three Stone Mountain schools are among the 25 in DeKalb County that have been named Title I Distinguished Schools by the Georgia Department of Education, the school system announced Thursday.

, and are part of the group that received certificates for making Adequate Yearly Progressfor three consecutive years.

Schools that have made AYP eight or more years receive a monetary award, which comes from federal funds.

Title I schools have significant populations of students who are
economically disadvantaged, DeKalb schools explained in the announcement. These schools receive federal money to help with the education of their students.

“Our teachers, students and administrators work diligently each day to
achieve academic excellence and student success,” said DeKalb County
Schools Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson in the school system's announcement. “Their efforts have not gone unnoticed and I am encouraged by their progress.”

Here is the complete list of DeKalb schools that were awarded certificates:

  • Allgood Elementary School
  • Avondale Elementary School
  • Brockett Elementary School
  • Browns Mill Elementary School
  • Canby Lane Elementary School
  • Clifton Elementary School
  • DeKalb Early College Academy
  • DeKalb PATH Academy Charter School
  • Dresden Elementary School
  • Hambrick Elementary School
  • Henderson Mill Elementary School
  • Huntley Hills Elementary School
  • Marbut Elementary School
  • Montclair Elementary School
  • Pine Ridge Elementary School
  • Rock Chapel Elementary School
  • Shadow Rock Elementary School
  • Snapfinger Elementary School
  • The Champion Middle Theme School

The following schools received a monetary award:

  • Hightower Elementary School: $21,624
  • Oakcliff Elementary School: $18,020
  • Kelley Lake Elementary School: $18,020
  • Bob Mathis Elementary School: $14,416
  • DeKalb Elementary School Arts: $1,530
  • Robert Shaw Theme School: $1,530

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