BOTHELL — A dozen Northshore School District elementary schools have been recognized with Washington Achievement Awards by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
“These awards are a testament to the work of so many people who make the entire Northshore School District special, including our devoted staff, our hardworking students, our caring families, and our supportive community,” said Northshore Superintendent Michelle Reid. “Whatever their role, everybody is making a difference in the achievement of our amazing students in these and all of our Northshore schools.”
The 12 Northshore elementary schools receiving 2016 Washington Achievement Awards include:
Arrowhead: Overall Excellence, Math Growth and English Language Arts Growth
Bear Creek: Overall Excellence, High Progress and Math Growth
East Ridge: Overall Excellence and High Progress
Fernwood: High Progress
Hollywood Hill: High Progress
Lockwood: Overall Excellence, High Progress and Math Growth
Maywood Hills: Math Growth
Moorlands: High Progress
Shelton View: Overall Excellence, High Progress, Math Growth and English Language Arts Growth
Sunrise: Overall Excellence, High Progress, Math Growth and English Language Arts Growth
Wellington: High Progress
Woodmoor: Closing the Achievement Gap (Students with Disabilities)
All 280 statewide award-winning schools will be honored during a ceremony on May 3 at Olympic Middle School in Auburn School District.
According to OSPI, the awards use the Washington State Achievement Index and are based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years. The Achievement Index measures school performance, emphasizing improvement and recognition. Schools must have at least 95 percent participation on state tests to qualify for recognition.
Northshore School District prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, sex, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification, in all its employment procedures, training, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged unlawful discrimination: Director of Human Resources (Title IX, ADA and Civil Rights Compliance), Director of Career and College Readiness (Section 504), 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, WA 98021, 425-408-6000.