Ivy Preparatory Academy Gwinnett has received a perfect score on its 2015-16 school climate survey, according to the Georgia Department of Education.
School climate refers to the quality and character of a public school. Each school in Georgia receives a rating of 1-5 from parents and students, with five stars representing an “excellent” climate for teaching and learning. IPA Gwinnett received a 5-rating.
“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 DOE’s website explains. “The School Climate Star Rating helps determine whether a school is on the right path to school improvement.”