COLD SPRING, Ky. - A Campbell County school was recently recognized by the National Center for Educational Achievement for its performance on a set of standardized tests.
Donald Cline Elementary in Cold Spring received the 2012 NCEA Higher Performing School honor for its students’ performance in math and reading.
The school earned the following Higher Performing awards:
NCEA identifies higher performing elementary, middle and high schools that have consistently outperformed their peers with similar student populations over a three-year period. Schools are tested in math, reading, writing, science and social studies.
The NCEA is a department of the ACT, Inc.
Under ACT's data partnership agreement with the Kentucky Department of Education, the agency provides data on the Kentucky Core Content Test (KCCT) and the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) state assessments.
This information is used to identify and recognize higher performing schools in the state annually, based on the most recent three years' performance on "value-added growth and on the percentage of students reaching advanced academic standards," according to the NCEA website
The elementary school was one of 136 schools in Kentucky to be honored.
You can find more information on Donald Cline Elementary by visiting the school’s website at the following link: http://ow.ly/jiZl2 .
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