PowerWalks Hero Schools (April 2014)

In furtherance of a LYS Nation tradition, we will take this time to tip our caps to the campuses that have embraced the most important step in creating and maintaining an action oriented professional learning community.  These are the campuses that have conducted an extraordinary number of formative classroom observations in a given month.  There were a total of 5,767 PowerWalks conducted during the past month and the April targets for Hero School designation were:

Big Schools – 220 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 160 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 90 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 50 PowerWalks Observations

Due to Testing and end of the school year events we will adjust the May targets as follows:

Your May Hero School Targets Big Schools – 175 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 120 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 75 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 40 PowerWalks Observations

Now without further ado, here are your twenty-two PowerWalks Hero Schools for the month of April 2014.  Congratulations!!!

Elementary Schools Junior High and Middle Schools Alternative Schools Combined Campuses High Schools
Bell’s Hill ES (WISD: small school) – 639 Tennyson MS (WISD: mid-sized school) – 184 San Marcos (JWJPCS: very small school) – 97 Louise Schools (LISD: small school) – 165 Fairdale HS (JCPS: big school) – 413
McFee ES (CFISD: mid-sized school) – 367 Afton Oaks (JWJPCS: very small school) – 54 Hutto ES (HISD: small school) – 243
JH Hines ES (WISD: small school) – 365 Rockdale (JWJPCS: very small school) – 54 Kennedale HS (KISD: mid-sized school) – 228
Dublin ES (DISD: very small school) – 211 Dublin HS (DISD: very small school) – 101
Frazier ES (CFISD: mid-sized school) – 162
West Ave ES (WISD: small school) – 154
Dean Highland ES (WISD: small school) – 143
Marlin ES (MISD: small school) – 135
Crestview ES (WISD: small school) – 129
Ray ES (HISD: small school) – 120
Mathis ES (MISD: small school) – 117
Cottonwood Creek ES (HISD: small school) – 101
Hutto ES (HISD: small school) – 95

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