Your 2013/2014 PowerWalks Hero Schools!

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