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  • 1058 Fifth Avenue, Jonesboro GA 30236
  • Phone: (770) 473-2700 | Fax: (770) 473-2706
About Language Arts
Goals
The following goals for the Language Arts Department are aligned with the CCPS Strategic Improvement Plan.
  • Increase the percentage of students scoring proficient and above in literacy as measured by standardized assessments (End-of-Grade GMAS and End-of-Course Assessment)
  • Increase educators’ pedagogical and assessment skills by providing them with evidence-based instructional practices to assist students in meeting rigorous academic standards.
  • Improve methods for analyzing data to identify student strengths and weaknesses; plan instructional groups and modify instruction according to levels and rates of learning.
  • Increase the district’s capacity to effectively use resource personnel to improve instruction.
  • Improve parent and community communication and increase opportunities for engagement.

Mission Statement
The mission of Clayton County Public Schools' Language Arts Department is to provide and maintain high quality literacy instruction for all students to allow them to reach their fullest potential.

Philosophy
Clayton County Public Schools believes that reading is an essential skill for every child to be successful in life. Every child can learn to read when equipped with the appropriate tools, and every teacher can be successful given effective knowledge and teacher resources.