Germantown Municipal School District has been named
as an Exemplary District for 2014-2015. Only
twelve school districts in the State were chosen.
An exemplary district, as defined by the State, is
a district that is able to meet three criteria:
- Meet the majority of their Achievement targets
- Meet the majority of their Gap Closure targets
- Ensure every subgroup—e.g.: Students with
Disabilities, racial minorities, and students from economically disadvantaged
backgrounds—moves forward in half or more of its target areas.
“We believe these districts
are models for our work across the state. They all face different challenges
and have different best practices to share,” Education Commissioner Candice McQueen said. “We look forward to
learning from both our Exemplary Districts and Reward Schools throughout the
To read more
about how these districts were selected, please click here.