Glen Rose Elementary School is awarded the honor of Title I A Distinguished Performance Texas Schools
The Texas Education Agency's Title I, Distinguished Schools prestigious designation recognizes schools that have consistently demonstrated strong academic performances over a three-year period. All of these Title I, Part A schools achieved the Academically Exemplary rating for the present school year and have a residing population of 40% or more low income students - as reported on NCLB Consolidated Application for Federal Funding. Glen Rose Elementary School has been awarded this honor for the 2011-2012 school year. Principal Debbie Morris attributes the success of her campus to effective collaboration between her campus and the staff at Glen Rose Intermediate campus, as well as support from the parents of students on both campuses! Congratulations GRES on achieving this milestone of success; may it be repeated often in years to come!
The criteria for Distinguished Performance Schools in Texas include:
•Title I, Part A campus in 2009-2010, 2010-2011 and 2011-2012;
•Maintained a campus residing population of 40% or more low-income in 2011-2012;
•Met AYP in 2010 and 2011;
•Achieved a campus rating in Spring 2011 of Exemplary;
•Achieved a campus rating in Spring 2010 of either Exemplary or Recognized; and
•Achieved a campus rating in Spring 2009 of either Exemplary or Recognized.
For more information on the Distinguished Performance Schools award, please visit http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=7909&menu_id=798