The National Title I Association recently announced Jefferson Middle School has been named a National Title I Distinguished School by the Georgia State Department of Education.
JMS is one of up to 100 schools throughout the country that is being nationally recognized for exceptional student achievement in 2014.
A project of the National Title I Association, the National Title I Distinguished Schools Program publicly recognizes qualifying Title I schools for the outstanding academic achievements of their students. It highlights the efforts of schools across the country making significant improvements for their students. The program has been in place since 1996, showcasing the success of hundreds of schools in one of two categories:
•Category one: exceptional student performance for two or more consecutive years.
•Category two: closing the achievement gap between students.