Lowes Elementary named ‘Distinguished,’ 4 other schools 'Proficient,' on learning test | Events
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Graves County Schools’ Superintendent Pete Galloway addresses students at Lowes Elementary School Friday, Nov. 2, as principal Cheryl Goodman listens.
Lowes earned the status of “Distinguished,” ranking among the top ten percent of elementary schools in Kentucky, on Kentucky’s first Unbridled Learning assessment. The Graves County School District, as a whole, ranked as “Proficient” under the new accountability system. That means it scored among the top 30 percent of districts statewide, along with four of its ten schools: Symsonia, Central, and Sedalia elementary schools, and Graves County High School.
The district ranked among the top 12 of 174 districts statewide from 2004-11, remaining in the top 7.5 percent all eight years. Galloway told Lowes students they are statewide stars for their achievement. He told district faculty and staff that collaboration is one of their strengths and he is confident that factor will to lead to higher scores district-wide in the fall of 2013.
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