Local School Receives High Honor From Department Of Education
Carey, Idaho (KMVT-TV) A Southern Idaho school is being recognized as a Distinguished School in the Gem State.
Carey Public School received a statewide award that has students and staff members ecstatic.
"It is a big honor; I think it recognizes that we are headed into the right direction we are doing good things” said Milynda Carlson Title One Teacher, Carey School.
The Distinguished Schools Award is given by the Idaho board of Education with the criteria of adequate yearly progress on ISAT scores within two consecutive years.
"We have been very proactive; we've done a lot of things” said Michael Breen Teacher, Carey School.
"I think we have put a great deal of effort into our communication with parents, we have great parents, we have great kids, and a great community. When everyone works together things just work out good” said Milynda Carlson Title One Teacher, Carey School.
The school is preschool through twelve grade with 253-students and more than 40-staff members.
"I thought it was pretty cool, I mean for being such a small school it feels pretty good to be recognized” said Kylie Castle 10th Grader, Carey School.
"I thought it was very cool we are moving forward instead of backward that's always a good thing to do. We are getting better scores on our test and becoming a better school” said Glen Andrews 12th Grader, Carey School.
A school that is working together with students in the classroom and at home to improve education.
The department of education will be presenting the school with the distinguished award in late October.