Glades Region Marks a Milestone: No D or F Schools
For the first time in 20 years, none of the schools in the Glades Region received a school grade rating of ‘D’ or ‘F’. Regional Superintendent Angela Moore attributes the success to the hard work of the area’s stakeholders (administrators, teachers, students, support team, staff, parents, etc.).
“To be able to celebrate that success, something that had never been accomplished since the school grading system was established, made me feel like we can do anything,” Moore said.
One school, in particular, saw great success; Glade View Elementary went from an F-rating to a ‘C’.
“We are Eagle Strong!” said Shundra Dowers, Glade View’s Principal. “The reason for our success is due to the relentless determination of the students, staff, and the entire “Muck City” community.”
The Glades Region is already focused on next year, aiming to bring all schools to a ‘B’ or higher.
“We must remain focused if we want to continue to improve outcomes for students,” Moore said. “We know that the work we are doing in Pre-K to 12th grade is going to make a difference in preparing our students for post-graduate success.”