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    Eight SPS Schools Named Award Winners
    Posted on 11/07/2017
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    Congratulations to the Eight Seattle 2017 School of Distinction Recipients! 

    The Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) has released the names of winners of their 2017 School of Distinction Award winners and eight district schools are on the list.

    CEE’s School of Distinction award honors the highest improving Washington State schools, staff, and their leaders for improved performance for all students. Specifically, sustained performance over five years in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics at the Elementary and Middle School levels and 4-year and 5-year adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates at the High School Level.

    The 2017 Seattle Schools of Distinction:

    Rainier Beach High School

    Rainier Beach High School is one of the highest improving schools in the state for increased ELA/Math achievement and Graduation Rate.

    Olympic Hills Elementary School

    Olympic Hills is one of the highest improving schools in the state for increased ELA/Math achievement.

    Madrona Elementary School

    Madrona is one of the highest improving schools in the state for increased ELA/Math achievement.

    Hazel Wolf K-8 School

    Hazel Wolf is one of the highest improving schools in the state for increased ELA/Math achievement.

    Hawthorne Elementary School

    Hawthorne is one of the highest improving schools in the state for increased ELA/Math achievement.

    Cleveland High School

    Cleveland High School is one of the highest improving schools in the state for increased ELA/Math achievement and Graduation Rate.

    B.F. Day Elementary School

    B.F. Day is one of the highest improving schools in the state for increased ELA/Math achievement.

    Alki Elementary School

    Alki Elementary is one of the highest improving schools in the state for increased ELA/Math achievement.