Three CCUSD Schools Named to Educational Honor Roll

Culver City Unified School District today announced that three of its schools (Culver City High School, El Rincon Elementary School and Linwood E. Howe Elementary School, have been named to the 2018 – 2019 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for their high achievement in student success. The program, sponsored by the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE), is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and districts that are improving student outcomes. These schools are among 1,834 public schools in California to be recognized.

The 2018 – 2019 Honor Roll is developed by Educational Results Partnership (ERP), a non-profit organization that applies data science to help improve student outcomes and career readiness. ERP maintains the nation’s largest database on student achievement and utilizes this data to identify higher-performing schools and districts. Schools that receive the ERP Honor Roll distinction have demonstrated consistent high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement levels over time, and a reduction in achievement gaps among student populations. For high schools, the ERP Honor Roll recognition also includes measures of college readiness.

“We are honored to be recognized by educational and business leaders as an ERP Honor Roll School,” said Superintendent Leslie Lockhart. “We are continually striving to increase academic achivement and improve educational outcomes for all of our students. Our teachers and adminstrators are fully commited, and we are thrilled to see their hard work and dedication produce such positive results.”

“The Honor Roll is the only school recognition program in California based solely on objective achievement data,” said Marilyn Reznick, ERP’s board chair. “Schools don’t even know they’ve earned the honor until we tell them. Our goal is to guide other educators to data-informed best practices for raising student achievement.”

“ERP is all about improving educational equity and promoting career readiness for all students, regardless of their family income, background or ZIP code,” said James Lanich, Ph.D., ERP president and CEO. “These Honor Roll schools and districts are living proof that our students can succeed when schools are committed to removing educational obstacles and accelerating student success. By focusing attention on these bright spots among our schools, we hope to change the conversation from ‘what’s wrong’ to ‘what’s working,’ and encourage others to replicate their success.”

In California, the ERP Honor Roll is supported by numerous businesses and organizations, including the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) Macy’s, Enterprise Holding Inc., the Auto Club of Southern California and, Wells Fargo.

To access the ERP Honor Roll, visit www.edresults.org

Geoff Maleman

www.culvercitysymphony.org

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