BLHS wins Governor’s Achievement Award for test performances
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.