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 during a school year. This past year there was a total of 81,584 PowerWalks completed on campuses across the country and any school that was able to complete more that 700 observations demonstrated noticeable resolve to support teachers and improve student outcomes.

Now without further ado, here are your thirty-nine PowerWalks Hero Schools for the 2013/2014 school year. Congratulations!!!

Elementary Schools Junior High and Middle Schools Alternative Schools Combined Campuses High Schools
McFee ES (CFISD: mid-sized school) – 4,367 Chavez MS (WISD: mid-sized school) – 4,072 San Marcos (JWJPCS: very small school) – 1,059 Louise Schools (LISD: small school) – 1,239 Fairdale HS (JCPS: big school) – 3,979
Bell’s Hill ES (WISD: small school) – 4,303 Tennyson MS (WISD: mid-sized school) – 2,936 Hutto HS (HISD: big school) – 3,529
Frazier ES (CFISD: mid-sized school) – 2,684 Carver MS (WISD: mid-sized school) – 2,242 Mayde Creek HS (KISD: big school) – 2,789
JH Hines ES (WISD: small school) – 2,072 Big Spring JH (BSISD: mid-sized school) – 1,726 University HS (WISD: big school) – 2,629
Dean Highland ES (WISD: small school) – 1,970 Kerr MS (BISD: mid-sized school) – 934 Kennedale HS (KISD: mid-sized school) – 2,053
Marlin ES (MISD: very small school) – 1,870 Indian Spring MS (WISD: mid-sized school) – 900 Waco HS (WISD: big school) – 1,360
West Ave ES (WISD: small school) – 1,755 Marlin MS (MISD: very small school) – 899 Marshall HS (MISD: big school) – 1,108
Crestview ES (WISD: small school) – 1,681 Hutto MS (HISD: mid-sized school) – 819 Morton Ranch HS (KISD: big school) – 1,081
Ray ES (HISD: small school) – 1,516 Spring Branch MS (CISD: mid-sized School) – 739 Saginaw HS (EMSISD: big school) – 1,021
Dublin ES (DISD: very small school) – 1,441 Canyon Lake HS (CISD: big school) – 954
Rennell ES (CFISD: mid-sized school) – 1,420 Smithson Valley HS (CISD: big school) – 750
Cottonwood Creek ES (HISD: small school) – 1,095
Hutto ES (HISD: small school) – 1,080
Washington ES (BSISD: small school) – 906
Kendrick ES (WISD: small school) – 807
Brook Ave ES (WISD: small school) – 799
Goliad ES (BSISD: small school) – 703

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