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98 Schools Earn Virginia Index of Performance Awards
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From Fairfax County Public Schools:

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is one of eight school divisions in Virginia to be recognized with a 2011 Excellence Award from the Virginia Board of Education.  The awards are presented as part of the Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards that recognize schools and divisions that far exceed minimum state and federal accountability standards and meet or exceed a number of performance indicators.

            Twenty-four Fairfax County public schools received the 2011 Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence, a recognition of schools that have met all state and federal achievement benchmarks for at least two consecutive years and achieve excellence goals for elementary reading, enrollment in Algebra I by the eighth grade, high school graduation, enrollment in college level programs and attainment of advanced diplomas, increased attainment of career and industry certifications, and participation in the Virginia Preschool Initiative.  Schools and divisions can also earn bonus points for other performance measures, including the Governor’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Scorecard.  Schools receiving the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence are:  

Chesterbrook, Fox Mill, Hunt Valley, Lees Corner, Louise Archer, Mantua, Mosby Woods, Oakton, Spring Hill, West Springfield, Westbriar, and Wolftrap Elementary Schools.

Carson, Cooper, Franklin, Frost, Kilmer, Liberty, Longfellow, Rocky Run, and Thoreau Middle Schools.

Langley, Oakton, and Woodson High Schools.

Fifty-eight Fairfax County public schools received the 2011 Board of Education Excellence Award, a recognition of schools and divisions that have met all state and federal achievement benchmarks for at least two consecutive years and have made significant progress toward goals for increased student achievement and expanded educational opportunities.  Schools receiving the Board of Education Excellence Award are:

·         Aldrin, Armstrong, Bren Mar Park, Canterbury Woods, Cherry Run, Churchill Road, Clermont, Clifton, Colvin Run, Cub Run, Daniels Run, Fairfax Villa, Fairhill, Flint Hill, Floris, Forestville, Franconia, Franklin Sherman, Great Falls, Greenbriar East, Greenbriar West, Haycock, Kent Gardens, Kings Glen, Laurel Ridge, Lemon Road, Marshall Road, Navy, Oak Hill, Orange Hunt, Poplar Tree, Powell, Rolling Valley, Sangster, Shrevewood, Sleepy Hollow, Springfield Estates, Stenwood, Sunrise Valley, Union Mill, Vienna, Virginia Run, Wakefield Forest, Waples Mill, Waynewood, Westgate, and Willow Springs Elementary Schools.

·         Lanier Middle School.

·         Chantilly, Fairfax, Madison, Marshall, McLean, and West Springfield High Schools; Lake Braddock, Robinson, and South County Secondary Schools; and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.

Sixteen Fairfax County public schools received the 2011 Board of Education Competence to Excellence Award, a recognition of schools that have met all state and federal benchmarks for at least two consecutive years and are making progress toward designated goals.  Schools receiving the Board of Education Competence to Excellence Awards are:

·         Cameron, Crossfield, Fairview, Fort Belvoir, Hayfield, Kings Park, McNair, Mount Eagle, North Springfield, Pine Spring, Terra Centre, and Terraset Elementary Schools.

·         Jackson, Key, and Twain Middle Schools.

·         Falls Church High School.

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