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EDUCATION | Schools receive Washington Achievement Award
OLYMPIA — A total of 381 schools received awards — including three from the South Kitsap School District — received the Washington Achievement Award.
East Port Orchard Elementary School was recognized in Overall General Excellence and Science, while Burley-Glenwood was awarded for Overall General Excellence.
Sidney Glen Elementary School was award in Math.
State Superintendent Randy I. Dorn and State Board Chair Jeff Vincent recognized the schools during a April 30 awards ceremony in Covington.
The Washington Achievement Awards, based on Washington’s School Achievement Index, recognize elementary, middle/junior high, high and comprehensive schools.
Schools are awarded using performance from 2010 to 2012 on statewide assessments in reading, writing, math and science, as well as on graduation rates.