Click to find Summer Meal Sites
Summer Break is a Great time to Check Out Cook County Public Library!
213 East Second Street
Adel, Georgia 31620
Don't stop reading with your child just because it is summer!! Students can fall behind if they don't read and practice skills over the summer!
Summer Reading from GaDOE
All students are challenged to read every day this summer, for a minimum of 15 to 30 minutes, and the GaDOE and partners are offering a variety of free resources to make that easier:
Find a Book Georgia generates a personalized reading list tailored to a students interests and reading level
myON Reader provides free access to a library of more than 8,000 enhanced digital books with multimedia supports. Visit http://thefutureinreading.myon.com/GetGAREADING; enter school name: Get Georgia Reading and username and password: read
Georgia Public Library Service offers a searchable catalog of books for kids by specific subject: http://gapines.org/eg/kpac/home
Cook Primary School Receives 5 Star Rating!
March 16, 2015 – The Georgia Department of Education today released its first School Climate Star Ratings. The 2014 ratings are based on survey results and data from the 2013-2014 school year.
School climate refers to the quality and character of school life – the “culture” of a school. A sustainable, positive school climate fosters youth development and student learning, which are essential elements for academic success, career-skill improvement and overall quality of life. The School Climate Star Rating helps determine whether a school is on the right path to school improvement.
“Research has shown us that school climate has a strong impact on student achievement,” State School Superintendent Richard Woods said. “The data used to develop the 2014 Star Ratings proves this once again. If your school has a positive climate, it’s giving students the environment they need to learn. You’ll likely see high achievement there – or a school that’s on the right track toward high achievement.”
Each school in Georgia received a 1-5 star ratings, with five stars representing an excellent school climate, and one star representing a school climate most in need of improvement.
5-star' schools ranked excellent according to the school climate index;
'4-star' schools ranked above average according to the school climate index;
'3-star' schools ranked average according to the school climate index;
'2-star' schools ranked below satisfactory according to the school climate index, or
'1-star' schools ranked unsatisfactory according to the school climate index.
“Students cannot learn in environments that do not support them,” Superintendent Woods said. “Georgia is committed to measuring the quality of its learning climates, and this aligned approach helps us assess that quality from preschool all the way through 12th grade.”
Click here for more info from Georgia's Dept. of Ed. about School Ratings