Recently the Virginia Board of Education recognized 183 schools for a Continuous Improvement Award for 2019. Washington & Lee High School was one of the schools selected for this honor. According to the Board, a “school must earn a state accreditation rating of Accredited or Accredited with Conditions and meet at least one of the following benchmarks for improved performance on accreditation related school quality indicators.”
A cumulative 10-point increase over three years in the combined rates for reading and mathematics and in the pass rate for science, with improvement each year on the indicator;
A cumulative 10-point increase over three years in the combined rates for reading and mathematics for two or more student groups, with improvement each year for each group in both indicators;
A cumulative 15 percent decrease in the chronic absenteeism rate over three years, with a decrease each year.
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