Schools of Excellence
Schools of Excellence for 21st Century Learning
Schools of Excellence offer instructional programs that meet rigorous academic standards, have supportive and learning-centered school environments, and demonstrate student achievement results that are significantly above the average for comparable schools. In addition, WV Code 18-5A-4 requires that these schools show improvement in student achievement, improvement in reducing dropout rates, improvement in standardized test scores, implementation of advanced or innovative programs, implementation of the goals and purposes of jobs through education, improvement in parent and community involvement, improvement in parent, teacher and student satisfaction, improvement in student attendance and other factors which promote excellence in education.
Applications are due by Thursday, February 28, 2013, 4:00 p.m.
No applications will be accepted after the due date.
This PowerPoint (with audio) will introduce you to the Schools of Excellence application process. For additional details and instructions, please refer to the application. Reading it in its entirety will be most helpful before beginning to apply. If you have addtional questions after reiweing the PowerPoint and the application, feel free to contact the Office of School Improvement.
Mail application: WV Dept. of Ed., Attn: Schools of Excellence, Office of School Improvement, Bldg. 6, Rm. 330, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E., Charleston, WV 25305-0330
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