Archive for Monday, January 16, 2012

BLHS wins Governor’s Achievement Award for test performances

Basehor-Linwood High School is located at 2108 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

Basehor-Linwood High School is located at 2108 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

January 16, 2012

Award winners

Kansas high schools winning Governor's Achievement Awards for 2011 performance:

Basehor-Linwood High School, USD 458 Basehor-Linwood

Centralia High School, USD 380 Vermillion

Claflin Junior/Senior High School, USD 112 Central Plains

Clifton-Clyde Senior High School, USD 224 Clifton-Clyde

Conway Springs High School, USD 356 Conway Springs

Frankfort High School, USD 380 Vermillion

Garden Plain High School, USD 267 Renwick

Glasco High School, USD 334 Southern Cloud

Hanover High School, USD 223 Barnes

Lakemary Center Paola, Paola

Lakin High School, USD 215 Lakin

Louisburg High School, USD 416 Louisburg

Northern Heights High School, USD 251 North Lyon County

Pawnee Heights High School, USD 496 Pawnee Heights

Silver Lake Junior/Senior High School, USD 372 Silver Lake

St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Kansas City Catholic Diocese

Tipton High School, Salina Catholic Diocese

Weskan High School, USD 242 Weskan

Basehor-Linwood High School is one of 18 Kansas high schools to win a Governor's Achievement Award for performance on state assessment tests in 2011, the state announced late last week.

The awards honor schools whose scores on state assessments in both reading and mathematics placed among the top 5 percent statewide. The schools also must have earned state Standard of Excellence honors in reading and math and must have met the Adequate Yearly Progress standard on reading and math assessments as well as graduation rate.

Elementary and middle/junior high schools were also honored as part of the fifth annual Governor's Achievement Awards, and 72 schools were honored in all.

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