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Nine Northshore schools earn 2011 Washington Achievement Awards

Nine Northshore schools representing elementary, junior high and high school have earned 2011 Washington Achievement awards:

Elementary

Crystal Springs Elementary School- Closing Achievement Gaps

Maywood Hills Elementary School- Closing Achievement Gaps

Kenmore Elementary School- Overall Excellence and Closing Achievement Gaps

Sunrise Elementary School- Overall Excellence

Wellington Elementary School - Overall Excellence

Woodin Elementary School- Overall Excellence and Closing Achievement Gaps

Junior High

Northshore Junior High School- Closing Achievement Gaps

Canyon Park Junior High School- Closing Achievement Gaps

High

Inglemoor High School- Overall Excellence and Math

Schools are selected based on their statewide assessment data for the three previous years. This data is analyzed using the Achievement Index and methodology approved by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and State Board of Education (SBE). Schools are recognized for top performance in seven categories: overall excellence, language areas, math, science, extended graduation rate improvement (high and comprehensive high schools only) and closing achievement gaps.

Representatives from these schools will be honored at a ceremony on April 25 at Mariner High School in Everett.

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