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    Seattle Schools Receive 2016 Washington Achievement Awards
    Posted on 04/17/2017

    Congratulations to the many schools in our district who have received the 2016 Washington Achievement Awards from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Of the 280 winners, 23 were from Seattle, and a number of our schools are repeat winners.

    The Washington Achievement Award is based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years. The hard-earned award acknowledge progress in the areas of English language arts (ELA), math, closing the achievement gap between subgroup of students, and overall academic success.

    Please help the Superintendent and School Board in congratulating the following schools for their incredible work and support of students.

    Alki Elementary School High Progress
    Catharine Blaine K-8 School High Progress
    Bryant Elementary School High Progress
    Frantz Coe Elementary School High Progress
    Denny International Middle School Special Recognition Math Growth
    Genesee Hill Elementary Closing the Achievement Gap (Students with Disabilities)
    John Hay Elementary School High Progress, Special Recognition ELA Growth
    Lawton Elementary School High Progress
    Loyal Heights Elementary School High Progress
    Maple Elementary School Special Recognition ELA Growth
    McDonald International School High Progress
    McGilvra Elementary School High Progress
    Mercer International Middle School Special Recognition Math Growth, Special Recognition ELA Growth
    Montlake Elementary School High Progress
    North Beach Elementary School Overall Excellence, High Progress, Special Recognition ELA Growth
    Olympic Hills Elementary School High Progress, Special Recognition Math Growth
    John Stanford International Elementary School Overall Excellence, High Progress, Special Recognition ELA Growth
    Sanislo Elementary School Closing the Achievement Gap (Students with Disabilities)
    Thurgood Marshall Elementary School High Progress
    Wedgwood Elementary School Overall Excellence, High Progress, Special Recognition ELA Growth
    West Woodland Elementary School High Progress
    Whittier Elementary School Overall Excellence, High Progress, Special Recognition ELA Growth
    View Ridge Elementary School Overall Excellence, High Progress, Special Recognition ELA Growth, Closing the Achievement Gap (Students with Disabilities)

    All schools will receive their awards in person at an OSPI ceremony on May 3, 2017 in Auburn. Read more about the Achievement Awards on the OSPI website. Schools will be formally honored by the Seattle Public Schools School Board and Superintendent Nyland an upcoming school board meeting.