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More than half of the schools in Prince William County have earned the 2018-19 School of Excellence distinction based on academic performance during the 2017-18 school year. Prince William County Public Schools bestowed its highest academic honor to 56 schools, up from 49 last year.

“I am very proud of the progress our schools are making,” said Steve Walts, Superintendent of Schools. “One hundred percent of our schools earned accreditation this year, and more of our schools are experiencing improved pass rates in reading, algebra, and world languages. Our graduation rate is the highest it has been in 10 years.

“Congratulations to our students, staff members, and community for this improvement. We remain committed to continuous improvement for all students.”

A School of Excellence must be accredited and should demonstrate improvement in closing achievement gaps. School of Excellence criteria also include absenteeism, drop-out rate, wellness and overall climate satisfaction for parents and teachers.

A Division-wide recognition of Schools of Excellence will take place early in 2019, and individual schools may choose to host local events in celebration of the achievement.

School of Excellence winners for 2017-18 achievement include the following:

Alvey Elementary School
Antietam Elementary School
Ashland Elementary School
Battlefield High School
Benton Middle School
Bristow Run Elementary School
Buckland Mills Elementary School
Cedar Point Elementary School
Chris Yung Elementary School
Coles Elementary School
Colgan High School
Dumfries Elementary School
Gainesville Middle School
Glenkirk Elementary School
Gravely Elementary School
Haymarket Elementary School
Henderson Elementary School
Hylton High School
Kerrydale Elementary School
Lake Ridge Elementary School
Lake Ridge Middle School
Loch Lomond Elementary School
Marshall Elementary School
Marsteller Middle School
McAuliffe Elementary School
Minnieville Elementary School
Montclair Elementary School
Mountain View Elementary School
The Nokesville School
Occoquan Elementary School
Old Bridge Elementary School
Osbourn Park High School
Patriot High School
Pattie Elementary School
Penn Elementary School
Pennington Traditional School
Piney Branch Elementary School
Porter Traditional School
Reagan Middle School
River Oaks Elementary School
Rockledge Elementary School
Rosa Parks Elementary School
Saunders Middle School
Signal Hill Elementary School
Springwoods Elementary School
Sudley Elementary School
Swans Creek Elementary School
T. Clay Wood Elementary School
Triangle Elementary School
Tyler Elementary School
Vaughan Elementary School
Victory Elementary School
Westridge Elementary School
Williams Elementary School
Wilson Elementary School
Woodbridge High School

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