DeKalb County, GA, March 6, 2017 – The Post Reports – According to the DeKalb County School District (DCSD), the Georgia Department of Education has recognized 10 DCSD schools as Title I Reward Schools for school year 2015-2016. Huntley Hills Elementary School in Chamblee made the list of schools earning “High-Progress”.
“Two DeKalb County Title I schools were awarded the Highest-Performing School designation,” says a DCSD release. “A Highest-Performing School is among the five percent of the state’s Title I schools with the absolute highest performance, over three years, on the statewide assessments.”
DeKalb schools earning the Highest-Performing Reward are:
- DeKalb Early College Academy
- Wynbrooke Elementary School
“Eight DeKalb County Title I schools were awarded the High-Progress School Designation,” the release goes on to say. “A High-Progress School is among the 10 percent of the state’s Title I schools making the most progress in improving the performance of students over three years on the statewide assessments.”
DeKalb schools earning the High-Progress Reward are:
- DeKalb Elementary School of the Arts
- Evansdale Elementary School
- Huntley Hills Elementary School
- Marbut Elementary School
- McLendon Elementary School
- Midvale Elementary School
- Rainbow Elementary School
- The Champion Theme Middle School
“We are proud of these schools because they are at the forefront of high achieving schools in both performance and consistency over time,” Superintendent R. Stephen Green said in the release. “Students and faculty at each of these campuses have put in the hard work and effective practices required to raise the bar.” Green says the most exciting aspect of these honors is knowing these schools will continue to push even further to achieve excellence.