Administrators and educators from White Oak and Elm Street elementary schools were recognized by the Coweta County Board of Education at its May meeting, where each school received a flag from the Georgia Department of Education to mark the honor.
White Oak was named a High Progress school, while Elm Street was named a Highest Performing school.
The two schools were recognized for high levels of student achievement sustained over a three-year period, 2013 through 2015.
The state of Georgia recognizes a small number of Title I schools each year as Reward Schools, identifying them as either “High Progress Schools” or “Highest Performing Schools,” based on student academic performance.
As a Highest-Performing School, Elm Street Elementary has been recognized among the top 5 percent of the state’s Title I schools with the absolute highest performance over three years for the “all students” group on statewide assessments.
As a High Progress School, White Oak Elementary has been recognized among the top 10 percent of the state’s Title I schools making the most progress in improving the performance of the “all students” group over three years on statewide assessments.