OLYMPIA — Washington education officials have picked 174 schools for the 2009 Washington Achievement Awards.
The schools are chosen for recognition based on achievement test results and graduation rates over the past few years. State officials say not every outstanding school will get the award every year.
Some schools are recognized for overall excellence and others are getting awards for their performance in language arts, math, science, gifted education and extended graduation rates.
The awards are being given by the State Board of Education and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The schools will be recognized at celebrations around the state on May 5.
Below is a table of schools recognized in the Spokane area and Eastern Washington.
|School||District||Area of recognition|
|Hutton Elementary||Spokane||Overall Excellence and Science|
|Moran Prairie Elementary||Spokane||Overall Excellence and Science|
|Wilson Elementary||Spokane||Overall Excellence|
|Liberty Lake Elementary||Central Valley||Overall Excellence|
|Chester Elementary||Central Valley||Science|
|Spokane Valley High||West Valley||Extended Graduation Rate|
|Continuous Curriculum||East Valley||Overall Excellence|
|Colville High||Colville||Overall Excellence|
|Medical Lake High||Medical Lake||Extended Graduation Rate|
|Sprague High||Sprague||Language Arts|
|Curlew Elementary and High||Curlew||Overall Excellence and Extended Graduation Rate|
|Republic Senior High||Republic||Language Arts|
|Palouse at Garfield (Middle)||Palouse||Science|
|Palouse High||Palouse||Overall Excellence and Extended Graduation Rate|
|Kettle Falls Elementary||Kettle Falls||Overall Excellence|
|Kettle Falls High||Kettle Falls||Overall Excellence|
|Liberty Bell Jr./Sr. High||Methow Valley||Overall Excellence|
|Almira Elementary||Almira||Overall Excellence|
|Almira Coulee Hartline High||Coulee-Hartline||Overall Excellence, Language Arts, Math and Extended Graduation Rate|
|Lakeview Terrace Elementary||Moses Lake||Overall Excellence|
|Quincy High||Quincy||Overall Excellence and Language Arts|
|Grant Elementary||Ephrata||Overall Excellence|
|Ephrata High||Ephrata||Extended Graduation Rate|