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Six Auburn Schools Win State's Highest Honor: 2016 Washington Achievement Award

Auburn School District #408
915 Fourth Street Northeast
Auburn, WA 98002

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 17, 2017

 

Six Auburn Schools Win State's Highest Honor: 2016 Washington Achievement Award

 

Six Auburn School District schools earned a 2016 Washington Achievement Award (WAA) sponsored by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education.

The award winners are:

Alpac Elementary School - Closing the Achievement Gap (English Language Learners)

Arthur Jacobsen Elementary - Closing the Achievement Gap (Students with Disabilities)

Lakeland Hills Elementary - High Progress, Closing the Achievement Gap (English Language Learners)

Olympic Middle School - Closing the Achievement Gap (Students with Disabilities)

Gildo Rey Elementary School - Special Recognition Math Growth

Pioneer Elementary School - High Progress

WAA winners are selected using Washington’s Achievement Index, which is based on data for the three previous years. The award is given in seven categories: Overall Excellence, High Progress, English Language Arts Growth, Math Growth, Extended Graduation Rate, English Language Acquisition and Closing the Achievement Gap.

Schools will be honored at a state-wide awards ceremony at 10 a.m., May 3 hosted by the Auburn School District at Olympic Middle School.

For more information contact Vicki Alonzo, public information officer, (253) 931-4713 or valonzo@auburn.wednet.edu.

 

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