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Carrollton district Excellent with Distinction on State’s Report Card

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For the second consecutive year, the Carrollton Exempted Village School District (CEVSD) has earned a rating of Excellent with Distinction on the 2011-12 State’s Report Card.

In addition, Carrollton High School and Bell-Herron Middle schools have been named Schools of Promise for the second year.

Individual schools within the CEVSD designated as Excellent with Distinction include Augusta elementary, Carrollton elementary, Bell-Herron Middle School and Carrollton High School. Dellroy elementary school was designated as Continuous Improvement for the 2011-12 school year.

Commenting on the recent rating, Carrollton School Supt. Dr. David Quattrochi said: “I am proud to be part of the Carrollton family. Receiving a rating of ‘Excellent with Distinction’ from the Ohio Department of Education is not an easy accomplishment. It takes everyone working together to make this possible.”

“Congratulations to the teachers, administration, students and staff members and Board members for making this possible. We will continue to raise the bar on our academics and ensure that every student is learning to his/her potential,” Dr. Quattrochi added.

Two other area schools also have been designated as Excellent with Distinction. They are Minerva Local and Edison Local who each met 25 of the 26 state academic indicators.

Excellent With Distinction is the top designation of six rankings which include Excellent, Effective, Continuous Improvement, Academic Watch and Academic Emergency.

Designated as Excellent in this area are Conotton Valley, Sandy Valley and Southern Local.

During the 2011-12 school year, CEVSD met 25 of the 26 state indicators in the academic areas of reading, mathematics, writing, science and social studies, exceeding the state proficient level of 75% in the various subject areas except 5th grade mathematics.

11th graders at Carrollton High School also exceled on the Ohio Graduation Test rankings. Based on the state requirement of 85%, CHS had the following percentage of students at and above the proficient level: Reading, 94.9%, mathematics, 93.5%, writing, 94.0%, science, 91.2% and social studies, 89.8%.

Carrollton High School’s attendance rate of 93.7% for all grades was also above the state’s requirement of 93%.

The Carrollton School District  scored a 93.4% rating on its four-year graduation rate as compared to the state’s requirement of 90%.

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