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  • 1058 Fifth Avenue, Jonesboro, GA 30236
  • Phone: 770-473-2700
Testing Acronyms

Acronyms

  • ACCESS for ELs - Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State to State for English Language Learners
  • ACCESS-M for ELs  - Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State to State for English Language Learners-Modified
  • ACT - American College Test
  • AP - Advanced Placement
  • AYP - Adequate Yearly Progress
  • BST - Basic Skills Test
  • CBA - Curriculum Based Assessment
  • CCGPS - Common Core Georgia Performance Standards
  • CR - Constructed Response
  • CRCT - Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests
  • CRCT-M - Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests - Modified
  • CCRPI - College and Career Ready Performance Index
  • CTAE - Career, Technology, Agriculture, and Education
  • CTI - Career and Technical Instruction
  • DES - Department of Exceptional Children
  • DIBELS - Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy
  • DNA - Did Not Attempt
  • EIP - Early Intervention Program
  • EL - English Learners
  • ELA - English/Language Arts
  • EL-M - English Learners – Monitored
  • EL/TPC - English Learners/ Test Participation Committee
  • EPD - Educational Planning District
  • EOCT - End-of-Course Tests
  • EOPA - End of Pathway Assessment
  • ESEA - Elementary and Secondary Education Act 
  • ESL - English as a Second Language
  • ESOL - English to Speakers of Other Languages 
  • FAPE - Free Appropriate Public Education
  • FIP - Formative Instructional Practices
  • FRL - Free and Reduced Priced Lunch
  • FLP - Flexible Learning Program
  • FTE - Full-Time Equivalent
  • GAA - Georgia Alternate Assessment 
  • GaDOE - Georgia Department of Education 
  • GHSGT - Georgia High School Graduation Tests GHSWT - Georgia High School Writing Test
  • GKIDS - Georgia Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills
  • GOSA - Governor’s Office of Student Accountability
  • GPS - Georgia Performance Standards
  • GTID - Georgia Test Identification (Number) 
  • IAP - Individual Accommodation Plan
  • IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • IEP - Individualized Education Program
  • ITBS - Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
  • LEA - Local Education Agency
  • LKES - Leader Keys Effectiveness System
  • LUA - Local Unit of Administration (local school districts) 
  • NAEP - National Assessment of Educational Progress
  • NCLB - No Child Left Behind
  • NRT - Norm-Referenced Test
  • NSLP - National School Lunch Program
  • OAS - Online Assessment System
  • O.C.G.A. - Official Code of Georgia Annotated
  • PARCC - Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
  • PBIS - Positive Behavior Intervention and Support
  • PD - Professional Development
  • PSAT - Preliminary SAT
  • PTNA - Present Test Not Attempted
  • NCRC - National Career Readiness Certificate
  • QBE - Quality Basic Education 
  • QCC - Quality Core Curriculum 
  • REP - Remedial Education Program
  • RFP - Request for Proposals 
  • RFQ - Request for Quote
  • RESA - Regional Educational Service Agency
  • RTI - Response to Intervention
  • RttT or RT3 - Race to the Top
  • SBOE - State Board of Education
  • SACS CASI - Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and 
  • SI - School Improvement
  • SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test
  • SEA - State Education Agency
  • SGP - Student Growth Percentile
  • SIOP - Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol
  • SIP - School Improvement Plan
  • SIS - Student Information System
  • SLO - Student Learning Objective
  • SRC - State Required Code 
  • SST - Student Support Team 
  • STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • SWD - Students with Disabilities
  • TKES - Teacher Keys Effectiveness System
  • USED - United States Education Department
  • WAPT - WIDA Access Placement Test
  • WIDA - World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment