Twenty three Seattle Public Schools are being
recognized with Washington Achievement Awards from the Office of
Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
The awards acknowledge the schools for improvements in areas including
reading, English, math and overall outstanding academic success.
Mercer International School has continued its success, earning the award
for the past several years and honors this year in three
categories: overall excellence, reading growth and math growth.
This year’s Washington Achievement Award schools are:
- Broadview-Thompson K-8 - English Language Acquisition
- Cleveland High School - High Progress
- Coe Elementary - English Language Acquisition
- Dearborn Park International Elementary School - Math Growth
- Denny International Middle School - Math Growth
- Franklin High School - High Progress
- Greenwood Elementary- High Progress
- Hazel Wolf K-8 - High Progress
- Ingraham High School - High Progress
- John Hay Elementary - Overall Excellence, Reading Growth
- Lawton Elementary - Reading Growth
- Maple Elementary - High Progress
- McDonald International Elementary School - Overall Excellence
- Mercer International Middle School - Overall Excellence, Reading Growth, Math Growth
- North Beach Elementary - Overall Excellence, Reading Growth
- Pathfinder K-8 - High Progress
- Stevens Elementary - English Language Acquisition
- The Center School - Overall Excellence, Reading Growth
- Thornton Creek Elementary - High Progress
- Thurgood Marshall Elementary - High Progress
- Wedgewood Elementary - Overall Excellence, Reading Growth
- West Seattle High School - High Progress
- Wing Luke Elementary - High Progress
“We are honored to have so many of our schools
recognized for their hard work, dedication, and student success with
this prestigious award,” said Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Dr.
Larry Nyland. “This recognition demonstrates the continuing efforts and
achievements our students and staff are making in academic excellence.”
Schools are selected based on their statewide assessment data for the
three previous years. This data is analyzed using the Achievement Index
and Methodology. All schools received their awards at a ceremony on
April 28 in Spanaway. Read more about the Achievement Awards on the OSPI website.