The State Board of Education, the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC), and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction have identified 20 North Central Washington schools to be honored as part of the Washington School Recognition Program.
Manson Middle School was recognized for closing gaps for one or more student groups and for growth for students who qualify for the free and reduced price lunch program, students identifying as Hispanic, and students identifying as White.
Manson High School was recognized for growth for students who receive special education services.
"The Special Services staff at Manson High School have worked hard to empower students and instill confidence. Students are now more willing to try and less worried about failing. The staff have also made our building a positive place to be. Students enjoy being in the classroom!" Joey Johanson – HS Special Education Teacher
Manson Middle School Teacher Heather Teague shared:
"When your goal is to make positive connections and support socio-emotional health, kids thrive! This team loves kids first and that creates space to make gains!" Heather Teague – MS ELA Teacher
Recognized schools receive a banner for display.
To learn more about why schools were recognized, and to see the data behind the recognition framework, visit sbe.wa.gov/2018-19-school-recognition-methodology.