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Georgia Natural Gas TrueBlue Schools is a Georgia partner in education and proud sponsor of the Georgia Department of Education Schools of Excellence. Georgia Natural Gas awards $1,000 to each school to recognize and support their continued mission for excellence. Congratulations to the 2012 Schools of Excellence winners.

"I offer my sincere congratulations to our 2012 Georgia Schools of Excellence and my appreciation to Georgia Natural Gas for their continued support of our schools as the title sponsor. As we continue to deal with tough economic times, schools are always looking for ways to generate revenue to benefit their students. I would highly encourage principals and parents to consider getting their schools on board with True-Blue Schools immediately to generate much-needed money."

-- State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge

Qualifying schools are chosen from each of the 14 Congressional Districts and Georgia Schools of Excellence are honored in two categories:

Highest Performance
Highest Performing schools represent the top performance schools within each Congressional District on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index.

Esther F. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts, Chatham County
J. S. Pate Elementary, Crisp County
Centralhatchee Elementary, Heard County
R.D. Head Elementary, Gwinnett County
Oakhurst Elementary, Decatur City
Hembree Springs Elementary, Fulton County
Harris Elementary, Gwinnett County
Quail Run Elementary, Houston County
Towns County Middle, Towns County
Mulberry Elementary, Gwinnett County
Marietta Center for Advanced Academics, Marietta City
A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet, Richmond County
Elite Scholars Academy, Clayton County
Jones Elementary, Bremen City

Highest Progress
Highest Progress schools represent the school making the greatest gains within each Congressional District on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index.

Center Elementary, Ware County
John Johnson Elementary, Decatur County
McIntosh High, Fayette County
DeKalb Early College Academy, DeKalb County
Kipp Strive Academy, Atlanta Public Schools
Garrison Mill Elementary, Cobb County
Big Creek Elementary, Forsyth County
Centerville Elementary, Houston County
World Language Academy, Hall County
Frank N. Osborne Middle, Gwinnett County
Kennesaw Charter, Cobb County
Broxton-Mary Hayes Elementary, Coffee County
King Springs Elementary, Cobb County
Trion Elementary, Trion City