ThirteenWichita Public Schools have been named 2022 Challenge Award winners.
The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force annually recognizes schools for outstanding achievement and uncommon accomplishment based on Kansas math and reading assessment results and other qualifying factors, specifically the sample size, ethnicity and social-economic status of those taking the test. In addition, graduation rates when calculating high school results, and chronic absenteeism rates for middle and elementary schools, are factored into consideration.
The schools honored are:
Cleaveland Traditional Magnet Elementary School
Earhart Environmental Magnet Elementary School
Griffith Elementary School
Kensler Elementary School
McLean Science and Technology Magnet Elementary School
Minneha Core Knowledge Magnet Elementary School
Ortiz Elementary School
Price-Harris Communications Magnet Elementary School
Horace Mann K-8 Dual Language Magnet
Allison Traditional Magnet Middle School
Pleasant Valley Middle School
Mayberry Cultural and Fine Arts Magnet Middle School