McClure Middle Recognized for Outstanding Academic Improvements

Posted on December 7th, 2012 by Laura Fonda

McClure Middle School is one of six Seattle public schools that has been recognized for “outstanding academic improvements in math and reading” – landing the school in the top 5% of the highest-improving schools in the state. This is McClure’s first year winning the award, which will be presented at a ceremony on January 24th at the Puget Sound Educational Service District headquarters in Renton.

Joining McClure in outstanding academic improvements are Greenwood Elementary School, Hamilton International Middle School, Jane Addams K-8, Mercer Middle School, and Wing Luke Elementary School.

According to Seattle Public Schools Superintendent José Banda:

“We are honored to have our six schools recognized with this prestigious award. It reflects the ongoing achievement of our students in math and reading, thanks to our strong teachers and instructional leaders.”

McClure and the other 5 SPS schools are also among 96 schools in Washington State that met the Schools of Distinction performance criteria for this school year. Congratulations to McClure Middle School’s teachers and students!

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