Georgia’s high school students made progress this spring on the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT), which are first administered to 11th-graders and are required for graduation. The percentage of students meeting standards on the GHSGT rose in all four subject areas: math, science, English language arts and social studies.

At Cross Keys High School in Brookhaven, 170 students took the tests, and 72.35 percent passed them all. In English language arts, 80.59 percent passed, and the average score was 224.94. In math, 93.53 percent passed, and the average score was 530.68. In science, 88.82 percent passed, and the average score was 237.63. In social studies, 85.88 percent passed, and the average score was 518.36.

At Chamblee Charter High School, which serves much of Brookhaven, 374 students took all four tests, and 89.3 percent passed them all. In English language arts, 94.96 percent of 377 students passed, and the average score was 254.24. The same number took the math test, and 95.49 percent passed, posting an average score of 547.6. Of 376 students who took the science test, 94.95 percent passed, and the average score was 251.07. In social studies, 95.48 percent of 376 students passed, and the average was 535.35.