The Georgia Department of Education and other state organizations provide valuable third-party data sources used for reporting and analysis by Whitfield County Schools. The U.S. Department of Education and other national organizations provide even more data. All of the information listed below is available to the public.
Georgia Department of Education
Revenue and Expenditure Reports - Financial Review is responsible for issuing and updating the chart of accounts utilized by local units of administration (LUAs) in reporting budget and financial data to the Georgia Department of Education. The Revenue and Expenditure Reports break down funding sources and spending by category and provide data about spending per pupil in Whitfield County and across Georgia.
Quality Basic Education (QBE) Reports - The QBE Reports most often referred to are the System Allotment Sheets, which break down state education funding by category to local school districts and statewide. Other information including the state salary schedule for education staff is also available.
Georgia Student Growth Model - Student Growth Percentiles (SGPs) describe the amount of growth a student has demonstrated, relative to other students across Georgia with the same achievement history. This tool provides school- and district-level SGP results. More information about the GSGM can be found at gsgm.gadoe.org.
University of Georgia
Georgia Statistics System - This web site will customize the statistics, maps and graphs that you want from the latest data sources from the Georgia County Guide and the Farmgate Value Report. The site's purpose is to facilitate economic development by improving the information base available to decision makers in local government, schools and businesses. This is a service of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia.
Georgia Department of Revenue
Tax Digest Consolidated Summaries - This program depicts the assessed totals of all property listed on a Georgia county's tax digest separated by tax district. These summaries also show how much tax is levied in the tax district.
ED Data Express - ED Data Express is a Web site designed to improve the public's ability to access and explore high-value state-level education data collected by the U.S. Department of Education. Be sure to check out the About page.
National Center for Education Statistics - The primary purpose of the Digest of Education Statistics is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.