State and local resources

Georgia Department of Education 404-656-2800

Georgia Performance Standards (provides detailed description of curriculum for each grade) 

Georgia Milestones Assemssment System (replaces the CRCT)

GA High School Graduation Tests

Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education (for GED information)

Metro Atlanta public schools


Atlanta Public Schools 404-827-8000
Buford City 770-945-5035
Cherokee County 770-479-1871
Clayton County 770-473-2700 
Cobb County 770-426-3300 
Coweta County 770-254-2800 
Decatur City 404-370-4400 
Douglas County 770-920-4000
DeKalb County 404-297-1200 
Fayette County 770-460-3535
Forsyth County 770-887-2461
Fulton County 404-768-3600 
Gwinnett County 770-963-8651
Henry County 770-957-6601
Marietta City 770-422-3500 
Paulding County 770-443-8000
Rockdale County 770-483-4713

Standardized Tests


ACT Student site: Information for college-bound students taking the ACT

College Board Online:  The College Board is the creator of the SAT tests.

Graduate Record Examinations (GRE): Register here for the GRE

Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT): Test required as part of the admission process to many private schools

Preparing for College

Paterson's Education Center:  Broad variety of information regarding colleges and the testing process.

CollegeTown:  College search site.

EdRef College Search Directory:   Search for colleges and trade schools

CollegeLink:  Download applications to more than 800 colleges, fill them out on your computer and send them via e-mail.

CollegeNET:  Another cyber application service.

Nellie Mae:  Information regarding student loan programs.

FinAid:  Provides links to hundreds of sources of information about student financial aid.

Student Loan Services:  includes a database of scholarships.

Fast WEB Scholarship Search:  Free computer search of more than 275,000 scholarships.