Twenty-four schools in the Road Map Region of South Seattle and South King County have received the Washington Achievement Awards for 2011. The awards are sponsored by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education.
Schools receive the award based on seven categories:
- Overall Excellence
- Language Arts
- Extended Graduation Rate
- Closing Achievement Gaps
Kent schools receiving the award are:
- Kent Elementary, Kent: Overall Excellence – Elementary
- Kent Mountain View Academy, Des Moines: Special Recognition – Extended Graduation Rate
- Kent-Meridian High School, Kent: Special Recognition – Extended Graduation Rate
- Mattson Middle School, Covington: Special Recognition – Closing Achievement Gaps
- Neely O’Brien Elementary, Kent: Special Recognition – Closing Achievement Gaps
- Sawyer Woods Elementary, Black Diamond: Special Recognition – Closing Achievement Gaps
Thanks to Karen Waters, representing the Road Map Project, for this information.