The 4th to 8th Grade Action Network works on making sure that every child in Forsyth County succeeds academically from Fourth grade through Eight grade. An intentional focus being placed on 4th through 8th grade Reading and Math proficiency.

The ability to read proficiently is a fundamental skill that affects the learning experiences and school performance of children and adolescents. Students who are competent readers, as measured by their performance on reading tests, are more likely to perform well in other subjects, such as math and science.

Success in Middle Grade math performance has become an important milestone for academic achievement, high school completion, and college enrollment and completion, as well as, general preparedness for the workforce.