WPPS Earns 2017 Excellence Award
WPPS ONE OF ONLY TWO DIVISIONS IN STATE TO RECEIVE VA BOARD of EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARD
RICHMOND, Va. — Governor Terry McAuliffe and the state Board of Education announced today that 386 schools and 17 school divisions earned 2017 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards for advanced learning and achievement. The VIP incentive program recognizes schools and divisions that exceed state and federal accountability standards and achieve excellence goals established by the governor and the board.
The schools and school divisions earning 2017 VIP awards — which are based on student achievement and other performance indicators during 2015-2016 — include:
- Nine schools that earned the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence;
- Two divisions and 146 schools that earned the Board of Education Excellence Award; and
- 15 divisions and 231 schools that earned the Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award.
- West Point Public Schools, West Point High School, and West Point Elementary School earned the Board of Education Excellence Award
- West Point Middle School earned the Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award