Three local schools saw their letter grades decline in the latest round of School Accountability Grades. Knox Middle School and West Central Elementary School both got a D for the 2017-2018 school year, down from a C the year before. North Judson-San Pierre Elementary dropped from a B to a C.
The biggest increase in the local area was at Oregon-Davis Elementary School, which jumped from a C to an A. Meanwhile, Winamac Middle School and Culver Community Middle/High School both improved from a C to a B.
All other schools in Starke and Pulaski counties saw their letter grades stay the same. Knox was the only high school in the area to earn an A.
In the corporation-level accountability grades, North Judson-San Pierre declined from a B to a C, while Culver Community Schools did the opposite. The Knox and Eastern Pulaski community school corporations kept their B grades, while Oregon-Davis and West Central remained at a C.
The 2017-2018 School Accountability Grades were released this week by the Indiana Department of Education. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jennifer McCormick said in a statement that the “grades are an indication of the great education Indiana students are receiving,” and that the state’s work is paying off.
A complete list of School Accountability Grades for 2017-2018 can be found on the Indiana Department of Education’s website.