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Education Awards

Title I Distinguished Schools Award Program — National and State

Five Title I, Part A schools are recipients of the 2016-2017 Title I, Part A Distinguished Schools Award. Two schools were selected for national recognition and three schools were selected for state recognition.

2016-17 Title I, Part A Distinguished Schools Recipients

National Distinguished Schools

Grey Wolf Elementary
Sequim School District
Donna Hudson, Principal
Significant Progress in Closing Achievement Gap- Mathematics

Martin Sortun Elementary
Kent School District
Greg Kroll, Principal
Exceptional Student Performance-ELA Mathematics

State Distinguished Schools

Emerald Hills Elementary
Sumner School District
Andrea Landes, Principal
Significant Progress in Closing Achievement Gap-ELA

Parkwood Elementary
Shoreline School District
Ann Torres, Principal
Significant Progress in Closing Achievement Gap-Mathematics

Odyssey Elementary
Mukilteo School District
Cheryl Boze, Principal
Exceptional Student Performance-ELA Mathematics


Distinguished Schools Program Criteria

Schools chosen showed that they effectively used strategies in ELA and/or math which either

  • Category 1: Exceptional student performance for 2 or more years.
  • Category 2: Made significant progress towards closing the achievement gap between student groups. Or;
  • Category 3: Excellence in serving special populations of students.

Eligibility was based on Smarter Balanced Assessment for 2015 & 2016, based on student growth percentiles (SGP) and state average scores.

National winners will receive $10,000 and statewide recognition, and national winners will be honored at the 2017 National Title I, Part A Conference in Long Beach, CA Feb. 22–25, 2017. Statewide winners will receive $5,000 and statewide recognition.

Previous Winners

View Award Winners 2003 to 2017

Questions?

Contact Larry Fazzari
360-725-6189

   Updated 1/30/2017

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