TES recognized as Title I Distinguished School

Published 8:00 am Saturday, November 3, 2018

On Oct. 25, in Greensboro, North Carolina, Tryon Elementary School was recognized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s Federal Programs Division as a Title I Distinguished School for being one of the top 15 out of 1,500 Title 1 schools in North Carolina in student academic performance over a three-year period.

This is the seventh consecutive year that TES has been recognized as a nominee of this award.

The National Title 1 Distinguished Schools program recognizes exemplary Title 1 schools that hold students to high standards and demonstrate exemplary school effectiveness in:

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• Teaching and learning based on the approved state curriculum

• Use of research-based instructional strategies

• Opportunities provided for all students to achieve

• Established partnerships with parents, families and the community

• Implementation of sustained research-based professional development

• Innovation and modeling for other schools

Selected schools are recognized in one of two categories. 

Schools in Category 1 are recognized for showing a high level of sustained student achievement. Schools in Category II are recognized for making significant progress in closing the achievement gap between student groups.

More stories, information, and resources about the program are available on the web at ncpublicschools.org.

– Submitted by Kim McCool