ONW earns Governor’s Achievement Award

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 Ann Marie Bush, Communications Specialist  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 7, 2016

Governor’s Award recognizes

top-performing schools

TOPEKA – Thirty-six Kansas elementary schools, 10 middle/junior high schools and 11 high schools were recently recognized as part of the annual Governor’s Achievement Awards, honoring top-performing schools in the state.

In order to receive a Governor’s Award, schools had to receive building-level Assessment Performance Index scores in the top 80 percent in math and reading. Schools also had to be in the top 5 percent of elementary schools or high schools.

 “The Governor’s Award recognizes a school’s high expectations for student success and the ability of the school community and culture to work together to assist students in reaching those high expectations,” said Kansas Commissioner of Education Randy Watson. “Congratulations to the Governor’s Achievement Award recipients for 2016!”

Schools receiving this award are as follows:

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Apollo Elementary School, Unified School District 265 Goddard

Bentwood Elementary School, USD 233 Olathe

Blue Ridge Elementary School, USD 473 Chapman

Cedar Hills Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Centralia Elementary School, USD 380 Vermillion

Clear Creek Elementary School, USD 232 De Soto

Corinth Elementary School, USD 512 Shawnee Mission

Corpus Christi Catholic School, Kansas City Catholic Diocese

Cottonwood Point Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Edgerton Elementary School, USD 231 Gardner Edgerton

Good Shepherd School, Kansas City Catholic Diocese

Harmony Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Heartland Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Holy Family School, Dodge City Catholic Diocese

Holy Spirit Catholic School, Wichita Catholic Diocese

Holy Trinity Elementary School, Kansas City Catholic Diocese

Lakewood Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Manchester Park Elementary School, USD 233 Olathe

Mill Creek Elementary School, USD 512 Shawnee Mission

Mission Trail Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Morse Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Oak Hill Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Piper Elementary School, USD 203 Piper-Kansas City

Prairie Creek Elementary School, USD 230 Spring Hill

Prairie Star Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Ray Marsh Elementary School, USD 512 Shawnee Mission

Regency Place Elementary School, USD 233 Olathe

St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School, Wichita Catholic Diocese

St. Paul Lutheran Elementary School, Lutheran Schools (Topeka)

Stilwell Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Sunrise Point Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Sunset Ridge Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Timber Creek Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Tipton Community School, USD 272 Waconda

Westwood View Elementary School, USD 512 Shawnee Mission

Wheatland Elementary School, USD 385 Andover

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Blue Valley Middle School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Discovery Intermediate School, USD 265 Goddard

Harmony Middle School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Holy Cross Catholic School, Kansas City Catholic Diocese

Lakewood Middle School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Leawood Middle School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Oxford Middle School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Pleasant Ridge Middle School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Prairie Star Middle School, USD 229 Blue Valley

St. Paul Elementary School, Kansas City Catholic Diocese

 

HIGH SCHOOLS

Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, Wichita Catholic Diocese

Blue Valley High School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Blue Valley North High School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Blue Valley Northwest High School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Blue Valley Southwest High School, USD 229 Blue Valley

Hillsboro Middle/High School, USD 410 Durham-Hillsboro-Lehigh

Olathe Northwest High School, USD 233 Olathe

Shawnee Mission East High School, USD 512 Shawnee Mission

St. John High School, Salina Catholic Diocese

St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Kansas City Catholic Diocese

St. James Academy, Kansas City Catholic Diocese

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