A total of 15 Round Rock ISD schools have been named to the Texas Honor Roll, a recognition led by Educational Results Partnership and the Institute for Productivity in Education.
The Honor Roll is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and highlight successful practices that improve outcomes for students. Schools receiving the distinction from leaders in the Texas academic and business communities have demonstrated consistent high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement levels over time and reduction in achievement gaps among student populations. For high schools, the Honor Roll recognition also includes measures of college readiness. The Honor Roll is comprised of two different awards, the “Star Schools” Award and “Scholar Schools” Award.
Star Schools are those with significant populations of socio-economically disadvantaged students who have shown a significant increase in grade-level proficiency over time. Scholar Schools are schools that are showing significant levels of academic achievement but do not have a significant socio-economically disadvantaged student population.
RRISD has 14 Scholar Schools recognized, which consist of Caraway, Spicewood, Canyon Creek, Fern Bluff, Laurel Mountain, Great Oaks, England, Sommer and Cactus Ranch elementary schools, Walsh, Canyon Vista, Cedar Valley and Grisham middle schools and Westwood High School.
Deerpark Middle School has been recognized as a Star School.
“We take immense pride in providing outstanding education opportunities for all students,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steve Flores said. “We are honored to have these 15 campuses recognized as part of the Texas Honor Roll and look forward to the continued high achievement these campuses foster.”