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Wallace Co., Stockton, Wheatland high schools earn Governor’s Achievement Award
TOPEKA
January 28, 2014

Kansas State Department of EducationForty-two Kansas elementary schools, 10 middle/junior high schools and 18 high schools were recently recognized as part of the seventh annual Governor’s Achievement Awards, honoring top performing schools in the state. The Kansas Department of Education announced the recognition in a news release Tuesday.

To qualify, the school must have been among the top 5 percent of schools in both reading and mathematics on the state assessments at its respective level and met one additional measure. For elementary schools and middle/junior high schools, that measure is attendance. For high schools, the measure is graduation rate.

“The Governor’s Achievement Award is a significant recognition for Kansas schools,” said Diane DeBacker, Kansas education commissioner. “The accomplishment recognizes a school’s high expectations and the ability of the school staff to assist students in achieving to those expectations.”

Northwest Kansas schools receiving the honor were Wallace County High School, Stockton High School and Wheatland High School.

A complete list of the winners follow:

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
Apollo Elementary School, USD 265 Goddard
Argonia Elementary School, USD 359 Argonia
Blue Ridge Elementary School, USD 473 Chapman
Blue River Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley
Bostic Traditional Magnet, USD 259 Wichita
Brookridge Day School, Overland Park
Corinth Elementary School, USD 512 Shawnee Mission
Edgerton Elementary School, USD 231 Gardner Edgerton
Frankfort Elementary School, USD 380 Vermillion
Good Shepherd School, Kansas City
Haviland Elementary School, USD 474 Haviland
Holy Family School, Dodge City
Jay Shideler Elementary School, USD 437 Auburn-Washburn
Lakeside Elementary at Downs, Waconda
Lakewood Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley
MacArthur Elementary School, USD 480 Liberal
Madison Elementary School, USD 231 Gardner-Edgerton
Marais Des Cygnes Valley Elementary, USD 456 Marais Des Cygnes
Marquette Elementary School, USD 400 Smoky Valley
Mission Trail Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley
Mont Ida Elementary School, USD 365 Garnett
Morse Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley
Mound Valley Elementary School, USD 506 Labette County
Nike Elementary School, USD 231 Gardner Edgerton
North Fairview Elementary School, USD 345 Seaman
Oatville Elementary School, USD 261 Haysville
Olsburg Elementary School, USD 384 Blue Valley
Prairie Creek Elementary School, USD 230 Spring Hill
Sheridan Elementary School, USD 475 Geary County
St. Gregory Elementary School, Kansas City
St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School, Mt. Hope
St. Joseph Elementary School, Conway Springs
St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School, Parsons
St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School, Kingman
Stilwell Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley
Sunflower Elementary School, USD 231 Gardner-Edgerton
Sunset Ridge Elementary School, USD 229 Blue Valley
Trinity Lutheran Elementary School, Winfield
Wellington Christian Academy, Wellington
Westwood View Elementary School, Shawnee Mission
Wheatland Elementary School, Andover
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, Manhattan-Ogden
MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Andover Central Middle School, USD 385 Andover
Chisholm Trail Middle School, USD 233 Olathe
Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School, USD 265 Goddard
Indian Hills Middle School, USD 512 Shawnee Mission
Lakeside Junior High School, USD 272 Waconda
Lexington Trails Middle School, USD 232 De Soto
Marion Middle School, USD 408 Marion-Florence
Prairie Heights Middle School, USD 417 Morris County
Prairie Trail Middle School, USD 233 Olathe
Wheatridge Middle School, USD 231 Gardner-Edgerton

HIGH SCHOOLS
B & B Jr/Sr High School, USD 115 Nemaha Central
Blue Valley High School, USD 229 Blue Valley
Blue Valley Southwest High School, USD 229 Blue Valley
Centralia High School, USD 380 Vermillion
Conway Springs High School, USD 365 Conway Springs
Garden Plain High School, USD 267 Renwick
Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School, Wichita
Lakemary Center Paola, Paola
Lakeside High School at Downs, USD 272 Waconda
McPherson High School, USD 418 McPherson
Mill Valley High School, USD 232 De Soto
Pawnee Heights High School, USD 496 Pawnee Heights
Piper High School, USD 203 Piper-Kansas City
St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Kansas City
Stockton High School, USD 271 Stockton
Wakefield High School, USD 379 Clay Center
Wallace County High School, USD 241 Wallace County
Wheatland High School, USD 292 Wheatland



 
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