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    Olympic Hills Elementary School is awarded the most distinguished in Washington State
    Posted on 01/06/2016
    This is the image for the news article titled Olympic Hills Elementary School is awarded the most distinguished in Washington StateDr. Nyland, Seattle Schools' Superintendent, congratulating Olympic Hills for being awarded the MOST distinguished school in Washington state.

    We are so very proud of Olympic Hills students and staff who are dedicated and work tirelessly at learning and teaching every day.

    Congratulations to the dozen Seattle schools that won 2015 School of Distinction Awards from the Center for Educational Effectiveness!

    The awards go to schools in the top 5 percent of raising academic achievement over the last 5 years.

    Those achievements include reading and math for elementary and middle schools and/or graduation rates for high schools.

    And the list of SPS winners include:

    B.F. Day Elementary
    Louisa Boren STEM K-8
    Broadview-Thomson K-8
    Cleveland High (repeat winner)
    Hazel Wolf K-8 (repeat winner)
    Olympic Hills Elementary (repeat winner)
    Rainier Beach High
    Rainier View Elementary
    Thurgood Marshall Elementary (repeat winner)
    Viewlands Elementary
    West Seattle Elementary
    Wing Luke Elementary (repeat winner)

    The Center for Educational Effectiveness acts in partnership with the Association of Washington School Principals, Association of Educational Service Districts, Washington Association of School Administrators and the Washington Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development.