Five of seventeen Chatham County Schools achieved AYP in the 2010-2011 school year

Chatham County Schools released 2011 preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results on Thursday, July 21, as required by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind. Five of seventeen schools in Chatham County Schools or 29.4% achieved AYP in the 2010-2011 school year. Schools meeting AYP requirements include: Bennett Elementary, Bonlee Elementary, Chatham Central High School, Northwood High School, and Virginia Cross Elementary.