Several area schools have received recognition from the State department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Click to hear KMZU’s Sarah Scott speak with Sweet Springs Superintendent Donna Wright:

Donna Wright

Other area schools who were honored include Knob Noster, New Franklin, Odessa, Pilot Grove, Salisbury, Sturgeon, Sweet Springs, Wellington-Napoleon, Warrensburg, Santa Fe, Boonville, Brunswick, Carrollton, Cole Camp, Fayette, Glasgow, Sedalia, Smithton, Holden, and Keytesville.  A full list of schools is available at http://dese.mo.gov/divimprove/sia/dar/dip.html.

Press Release from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

K‐12 School Districts must meet at least thirteen out of fourteen performance standards, including all six MAP standards (9.1*1‐9.1*6). The Bonus MAP Achievement Standard will be considered in place of a MAP or non‐MAP performance standard that is “not met”. Subject Area and Voluntary EOC Bonus Points will not be considered for Distinction in Performance.

K‐12 Performance Standards
9.1*1 ‐ MAP Grades 3‐5 Mathematics
9.1*2 ‐ MAP Grades 3‐5 Communication Arts
9.1*3 ‐ MAP Grades 6‐8 Mathematics
9.1*4 ‐ MAP Grades 6‐8 Communication Arts
9.1*5 ‐ MAP Algebra I Mathematics
9.1*6 ‐ MAP English II Communication Arts
9.3 ‐ ACT
9.4*1 ‐ Advanced Courses
9.4*2 ‐ Career Education Courses
9.4*3 ‐ College Placement
9.4*4 ‐ Career Education Placement
9.5 ‐ Graduation Rate
9.6 ‐ Attendance Rate
9.7 ‐ AYP Subgroup Achievement

K‐8 School Districts must meet at least six out of seven performance standards, including all four MAP standards (9.1*1‐9.1*4). The Bonus MAP Achievement Standard will be considered in place of a MAP or non‐MAP performance standard that is “not met”. Subject Area and Voluntary EOC Bonus Points will not be considered for Distinction in Performance.

K‐8 Performance Standards
9.1*1 ‐ MAP Grades 3‐5 Mathematics
9.1*2 ‐ MAP Grades 3‐5 Communication Arts
9.1*3 ‐ MAP Grades 6‐8 Mathematics
9.1*4 ‐ MAP Grades 6‐8 Communication Arts
9.6 ‐ Attendance Rate
9.7 ‐ AYP Subgroup Achievement
10.1 – Grade Point Average