Bethel Elementary does us all proud
Congratulations to Bethel Elementary School students, teachers and administrators for all their hard work that led to the school being honored with a rare national award for Title I Distinguished School.
Only 67 of the more than 65,000 public elementary schools across the United States were selected this year for the award, and the process of applying is extensive.
The distinguished award recognizes schools that hold students to high standards and demonstrate exemplary school effectiveness in teaching, use of current research, establishing partnerships with parents, families, and communities, and additional criteria.
Bethel Elementary Principal Jill Barker, said the percentage of students working at grade level is now at 92.8 percent, which is an incredible stand-alone statistic. But even ...