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Governor's Achievement Award

Governor's Achievement Award
 
To receive this prestigious award, schools must have achieved the Standard of Excellence in both reading and mathematics. Additionally, the school must have made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in both reading and mathematics and graduation rate. Additionally, the school must have been among the top 5 percent of schools in both reading and mathematics on the state assessments.
 
The Years that Saint Thomas Aquinas has Won the Governor's Achievement Award
2006
2007
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2016
 
 

 

 

Governor’s Award Recognizes Top Performing Schools

 

TOPEKA – Forty-two Kansas elementary schools,10 middle/junior high schools and 18 high schools were recently recognized as part of the seventh annual Governor’s Achievement Awards, honoring top performing schools in the state. The school must have been among the top 5 percent of schools in both reading and mathematics on the state assessments at its respective level and met one additional measure.  For elementary schools and middle/junior high schools that measure is attendance and high schools the measure is graduation rate.

 

“The Governor’s Achievement Award is a significant recognition for Kansas schools,” said Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Diane DeBacker. “The accomplishment recognizes a school’s high expectations and the ability of the school staff to assist students in achieving to those expectations.”

 

Schools receiving this award are as follows:

 

                                              

HIGH SCHOOLS

B & B Jr/Sr High School, USD 115 Nemaha Central

Blue Valley High School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Blue Valley Southwest High School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Centralia High School, USD 380 Vermillion

Conway Springs High School, USD 365 Conway Springs

Garden Plain High School, USD 267 Renwick

Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School, Wichita

Lakemary Center Paola, Paola

Lakeside High School at Downs, USD 272 Waconda

McPherson High School, USD 418 McPherson

Mill Valley High School, USD 232 De Soto

Pawnee Heights High School, USD 496 Pawnee Heights

Piper High School, USD 203 Piper-Kansas City

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, Kansas City

Stockton High School, USD 271 Stockton

Wakefield High School, USD 379 Clay Center

Wallace County High School, USD 241 Wallace County

Wheatland High School, USD 292 Wheatland