Six JCPS Schools On New Low-Achieving List

by Rick Howlett on November 8, 2010

The Kentucky Department of Education has named six more Jefferson County schools among the 10 lowest achieving schools in Kentucky.

Department spokesperson Lisa Gross says the schools will undergo state leadership assessments and be eligible for federal school improvement grants.

Those are sort of like audits of the schools, atmosphere of its curriculum, its management, the day-to-day operations of those particular schools. Those leadership assessments really will set the course for the next steps for the schools. They do have some options; they will be required to put together improvement plans,” she said

The six Jefferson County schools on the list are Iroquois, Doss, Fairdale, Waggener, Southern and Seneca high schools. JCPS Superintendent Dr. Sheldon Berman says the list is based on recent reading and math test scores and does not reflect the schools’ many other accomplishments.

Six Jefferson County schools on an earlier low-achieving list are being restructured.

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Andy Schwartz November 8, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Anyone want to map out the location of those schools that have been on the list here? Curious thing how most are west end or central area schools.

Michael Farley November 10, 2010 at 5:59 am

Wagener is in the Middle of St. Matthews.

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