Good News from GEAR UP Schools

Fall 2007 | | May 21, 2007 at 7:02 pm
  • Jim Dierke, Principal of Visitacion Valley Middle School is one of three finalists for the 2008 Metlife/NASSP National Middle School Principal of the Year. Jim has also been a California Principal of the Year.
  • Valley High School of Elk Grove Unified School District increased its API score for the 6th straight year, from a 550 API in 2000-2001 to 693 in 2006-2007. All subgroups experienced gains, including African American students with a 53 API gain, Socio-Economically Disadvantaged students with a 27 API gain, and Hispanic students with a 14 point increase.

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