Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition Award

Star Center Elementary School is honored with Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition Award
Posted on 04/01/2020
Star Center Elementary School is honored with Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition Award

State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor recognizes Star Center Elementary School as being among 107 schools in the state that received Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition honors in the 2019-2020 school year.


“The Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition Award is a great honor and earning this recognition requires hard work, talent and vision from all of the staff, students and community at Star Center Elementary,” said Lake Geneva Schools Superintendent Dr. James Gottinger. He continued by stating, “Star Center has a lot to be proud of.” 


The Schools of Recognition award is presented to schools leveraging federal Title I funding to provide additional resources and services to economically disadvantaged students. The staff and students of Star Center Elementary School earned an award for showing a high level of progression.  Criteria for receiving a Schools of Recognition High Level of Progression award are: the school falls within the top 10 percent of schools experiencing student growth in reading and mathematics for elementary and middle school students or the top 10 percent of schools with the greatest improvement in high school graduation rates, and have achievement gaps that are less than three (3) percentage points between student groups or show evidence of reducing gaps greater than three (3) percentage points. 


“I attribute our success at Star Center to the hard work and dedication of the staff, students, and parents. Together we are better,” stated Principal Chiper Tennessen. She went on to say, “We are grateful to have a school community that supports our academic growth and we are proud of each and every one of them.” 


A full description of award categories and criteria can be found on the DPI’s website.



List of all 2019-20 Schools of Recognition

 

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