More than 30 Dallas ISD schools named to Texas Honor Roll list

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More than 30 Dallas ISD schools have been named to the 2017-2018 Educational Results Partnership (ERP) Honor Roll, also known as the Texas Honor Roll. The program, sponsored by the Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE), is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and districts that are improving student outcomes. Dallas ISD is one of seven public school districts in Texas to be acknowledged.

This year, the Texas Honor Roll recognized 729 public schools for demonstrating consistently higher levels of student academic achievement, improvement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps among ethnic minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged students. Dallas ISD had 31 schools named, and seven of which were honored in two areas.

Schools considered were categorized in three levels. Star, which recognizes schools that are higher performing, higher in the number of economically disadvantaged students, and closing the achievement gap. Schools without significant levels of low-income students and also help achievement gaps close are identified as Scholar. Lastly, Honor Roll schools that are high poverty, and achieve higher performance in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are recognized with a special STEM designation.

The recognition also includes college and career readiness measures for high schools that were studied. Of equal importance, administrators of the Honor Roll suggest this is the only school recognition program in Texas using student achievement outcomes as the only criteria.

Below is a list of Dallas ISD schools named to the 2018 Texas Honor Roll:

Annie Webb Blanton Elementary School
Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Dallas Environmental Science Academy
Dan D. Rogers Elementary School
Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr. Early College High School
Eladio R. Martinez Learning Center
Felix G. Botello Elementary School
George Bannerman Dealey Internationational Academy
George Bannerman Dealey Montessori Vanguard
Harry Stone Montessori Academy
Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploratory Academy
Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership Academy (middle school)
Irma Lerma Rangel Young Womens Leadership Academy (high school)
J.P. Starks Elementary School
John J. Pershing Elementary School
Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet
Julian T. Saldivar Elementary School
Obadiah Knight Elementary School
Preston Hollow Elementary School
Rosie M. Sorrells Education and Social Work at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center,
Sam Houston Elementary School
School for The Talented And Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
School of Business And Management at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
School of Health Professions at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
School of Science And Engineering at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
Trinidad “Trini” Garza Early College High School at Mountain View College
Victor H. Hexter Elementary School
Walnut Hill Elementary School
William B. Travis Academy for the Academically Talented and Gifted
William B. Travis Vanguard for the Academically Talented and Gifted

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