Maplewood Parent Cooperative K-8 School in Edmonds has been recognized by the State Board of Education and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction with a Washington Achievement Award. Principal Michelle Mathis received the award for Maplewood. Terrace Park School in Mountlake Terrace was also recognized. It houses the Challenge program, which serves the Edmonds School District’s academically gifted K-8 students
The award celebrates excellence by recognizing the state’s top performing schools.Â Schools are identified in seven categories using the 2008 and 2009 School Accountability Index, adopted by the State Board of Education in 2009 toÂ provide a fair and consistent measure of Washington’s public schools.Â The index uses statewide assessment data in four subject areas.
“It is wonderful that our students and teachers have been recognized for their continuous improvement,” said Maplewood Principal Michelle Mathis.Â “We continue to work hard to meet the needs of our high-achieving learners, and this award recognizes these accomplishments.”