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97% of Fulton students pass Ga. High School Writing Test
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97% of Fulton students pass Ga. High School Writing Test

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Ninety-seven percent of high school juniors and seniors in Fulton County passed the Georgia High School Writing Test in 2012.

Fulton's 97 percent is much higher than Georgia's 93 percent, up from 91 percent in 2011 and 88 percent in 2007, when the more rigorous test was rolled out.

Students must pass the annual writing assessment to receive a high school diploma. A perfect score is 350; a student must earn at least 200 points to pass. They may take the test multiple times during their junior and senior years.

A breakdown for each Fulton County high school is as follows:

Alpharetta HS
490 students took the test
99.6 percent passed the test

Banneker HS
216 students took the test
92.1 percent passed the test

Cambridge HS
185 students took the test
99.5 percent passed the test

Centennial HS
418 students took the test
98.3 percent passed the test

Chattahoochee HS
426 students took the test
99.3 percent passed the test

Creekside HS
291 students took the test
91.1 percent passed the test

Fulton Science Academy HS
37 students took the test
100 percent passed the test

Hapeville Charter Career Academy
163 students took the test
96.9 percent passed the test

Independence Alternative HS
39 students took the test
94.9 percent passed the test

Johns Creek HS
432 students took the test
99.3 percent passed the test

Langston Hughes HS
368 students took the test
94.6 percent passed the test

McClarin HS
42 students took the test
92.9 percent passed the test

Milton HS
580 students took the test
98.3 percent passed the test

North Springs HS
363 students took the test
94.8 percent passed the test

Northview HS
458 students took the test
99.1 percent passed the test

Riverwood International Charter School
381 students took the test
96.9 percent passed the test

Roswell HS
528 students took the test
98.3 percent passed the test

Tri-Cities HS
383 students took the test
93.2 percent passed the test

Westlake HS
397 students took the test
95.2 percent passed the test

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