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June 17, 2015

Southgate Elementary receives Washington Achievement Award

Southgate Elementary is a recipient of a 2014 Washington Achievement Award for Reading Growth.

The Washington Achievement Award recipients are the highest performing schools in the state based on three years of academic information as reported in the Washington Achievement Index.

Kennewick School District has received 25 Washington Achievement Awards during the past six years that the program has been in place. This is the fourth time Southgate Elementary has earned a Washington Achievement Award and the only time a school in Kennewick has one it twice for Reading Growth.

Schools are recognized for being top performers in six categories, including Overall Excellence, High Progress, Reading Growth, Math Growth, Extended Graduation Rate (only awarded to high and comprehensive schools), and English Language Acquisition.