The Georgia Department of Education has released the 2016 CCRPI School Climate Star Ratings for schools. The rating system ranges from 1-5 stars. Four stars is considered above average; only 54.8% of all schools statewide earned between 4 and 5 stars for climate. More information is here. The basics of what goes into calculating the rating is listed below. This is the 2nd year-in-a-row that Etowah earned a 4 Star Rating.