Morningside School named a top elementary school by U.S. News and World Report | The Delano Record2 min read
Continuing to sail forward, Delano Union College District’s Morningside Elementary School has been named a best elementary university in U.S. Information and Globe Report’s initially-ever rating of community elementary universities in the country. Morningside gained this honor as a end result of their exceptional achievement in looking at and arithmetic.
“Morningside is a extremely unique university,” DUSD Superintendent Rosalina Rivera said. “They keep on to foster an surroundings where finding out is celebrated. Students, team and parents really feel a component of the Morningside College neighborhood and know that they add to its achievement.”
Morningside’s very best university award arrived as a final result of the university inserting in the top 30 per cent of elementary faculties in the condition of California. Far more than 102,000 pre-kindergarten, elementary and middle educational institutions throughout the region were being ranked to figure out these awards.
U.S. News and World Report looked at things such as each school’s share of college students who were proficient or earlier mentioned proficient in their mathematics and looking through/language arts state assessments, and socioeconomic demographics.
According to the publication, the top rated-ranked educational institutions “are all high accomplishing and have succeeded at educating all their college students.”
College students are welcomed to Morningside each and every early morning with a greeting from school personnel when they enter the campus. They also are soothed by new music taking part in in the quad location, and greetings from Principal Ricardo Chavez or Vice Principal Shirley Gibbs prior to reporting to their school rooms.
Morningside’s learners are taught by a properly-capable instructing workers. The share of the school’s teachers who have at minimum a very clear many-issue training credential is 96 percent. Regarding knowledge, 96.2 percent of the school’s teachers have three or a lot more several years of experience.
On top of the tough do the job they are accomplishing in the classroom, college students get pleasure from quite a few activities. These involve mariachi and dance groups, pleasurable days, chess club and subject days, with mom and dad actively concerned inside recent suggestions.
This honor builds upon prior accolades by the college. Morningside was named a California Distinguished Faculty in 2020.
Past thirty day period, Morningside was named an Ground breaking and Impactful Faculty by the Kern County Superintendent of Universities for attaining some of the most affordable absentee, suspension and expulsion costs in Kern County. All through the 2018-2019 school 12 months, the college had a .4 percent persistent absenteeism rate.
“Our college students don’t allow for challenges to stand in their way of attaining their targets,” Principal Chavez stated, “and the academics are in this article to meet their needs.”
Added Superintendent Rivera, “The board and I are quite happy of Morningside for the receipt of this new award.”
Mike Bledsoe is the director of child progress for the Delano Union School District.