Parents and Students
Explore resources provided by GOSA which target the educational success of students from birth through higher education. GOSA works to provide parents and students with access to information and data designed to educate and support decision-making processes in alignment with the state's educational objectives.
What's your goal?
- Compare school data because you are moving to a new school district
- Inform your decision on college major/degree type
- Learn how your school is performing
- Gain a stronger understanding of how you may be able to help your kids "do their best"
- Find out more information about the Governor's Honors Program
Resources from GOSA
An interactive dashboard that provides earnings information for Georgia graduates who work in Georgia after earning their degrees. The dashboard is searchable by degree type, specific program of study/major, and technical college and college/university. (This data dashboard updated each year in Feb/Mar)
In collaboration with other state agencies and organizations this collection of support materials is always being adjusted and updated. (Please send suggestions for additions to [email protected].)
As part of its mission, GOSA presents its annual report on Georgia's public education agencies. The Report Card was developed in compliance with both state and federal laws with the intent of measuring school performance as it pertains to the goals of student achievement and school completion. The report card includes school, system, and state level reports, which provide valuable information to educators, parents, students, and stakeholders. (This data is updated each year in Dec, as required by Federal law)
A comprehensive resource that provides concise school performance reports for all public elementary, middle, and high schools in Georgia.(Spanish translation available within the dashboard) (This data dashboard updated each year in Jan/Feb)
A residential summer program for gifted rising junior and senior high school students. GHP offers instruction that differs significantly from the typical high school classroom and is designed to provide students with academic, cultural, and social enrichment necessary to become the next generation of global critical thinkers, innovators, and leaders.
Over 10 years of High School graduates and their education progression — This interactive dashboard shows what high school graduates do following graduation. (This data dashboard updated each year in Mar/Apr)
A school comparison tool based on student populations, school letter grades, and the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) (This data will be updated after School Grade Reports are published in Jan/Feb)
Access resources and aid programs to begin planning for success in college.
Learning Power - Presented by Georgia Power
Since kicking off in 2011, Learning Power has partnered with educators to reach over 900,000 students across the state of Georgia. Twenty statewide Education Coordinators deliver hands-on, STEM-based energy and energy efficiency lessons at all grade levels, Pre-K through high school. Aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence in science and math, interactive labs and creative class activities amp up STEM learning and career exploration.
Georgia Public Broadcasting Resources:
The Get Georgia Reading Campaign is designed to nurture and facilitate collaboration so that, together, we create the conditions necessary for each and every child in Georgia to be on a path to reading proficiently by the end of third grade. We aim to provide partners and stakeholders with useful resources to learn more and take action. These videos, partner links, and publications are aimed at helping parents, teachers, community leaders, and organization partners spread the message, share ideas about programs and strategies, and take action in your community.
Serving Students! Because becoming a student is one of the first complex decisions you’ll make starting out — deciding where to go, how to pay for it, how to get top grades, and of course, how to land a job after college. Intelligent offers: college and program rankings across the U.S.; resources to successfully transition from college to the workforce by building databases of internship opportunities and compiling example resumes; and guides to help students succeed in the classroom by bringing together the latest research with tips and techniques championed by today’s leading experts. Here are five specific guides for students:
- Create a Study Plan
- Study Smart Before Exams
- Take Effective Notes
- Manage Your Stress
- Use Test-Taking Strategies on Exam Day
American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture - My American Farm:
Fun agricultural learning games for kids.
Find quality child care and summer camps.
U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science School:
The USGS Water Science School offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.