Accomplishments for 2013-2014

  • A new evaluation model for principals was implemented.
  • Teachers utilized a wide variety of formative assessments, including pre- and post-assessments as a measure of student growth.
  • More than 350 elementary students were recognized for reading 1 million words or more.
  • Wallace Middle School was designated as a national “School to Watch”.
  • Greendale Elementary School was designated as a Title I Distinguished School by the Department of Education.
  • William N. Neff Center and Washington County Technical School were combined with the completion of the addition to house all students on one site – the Washington County Career and Technical Center.
  • Career and Technical students achieved a total of 1,500+ credentials.
  • Educational opportunities were provided to students through the STEM initiative.
  • Local, state, and national recognition was awarded to several teachers, administrators and schools.
  • Maintenance projects, including new roofs at several schools and upgrades to air conditioning, were completed.
  • Reduced two school bus routes.
  • Classroom sets of health books were adopted for grade 9.
  • All elementary students received books for the summer reading program in conjunction with the Washington County Public Library.
  • More than 400 students were recognized for reading one million words or more.
  • Abingdon Elementary and Greendale Elementary were recognized as Title I Distinguished Schools.
  • High Point Elementary received the 2014 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award.
  • All elementary schools participated in the 4th grade George Washington Essay Contest; DAR Essay Contests, and WC History Bowl.
  • 94% of 3rd grade students are reading on grade level, as measured by the PALS assessment.
  • Wireless upgrades for all middle and high schools provide better coverage, higher density, and faster speeds along with guest access for students and parents.
  • All schools now have electronic locks on main doors.