On July 28, City Year Jacksonville was excited to host the principals and administrators from our partner schools in our office. The start of year meeting was an opportunity to build community among our Impact team and Duval County Public School partners. As part of the meeting, City Year Jacksonville celebrated the achievements of our school during the 2014-2015 school year by presenting the following awards:

  • Outstanding Growth in Attendance Award was presented to William H. Raines for 97% of focus students moving from below 90% Average Daily Attendance to at or above 90% of Average Daily Attendance.
  • Outstanding Teacher Partnership Award was presented to Jean Ribault High School for driving the ideal AmeriCorps member teacher partnership through common planning, data review and lesson planning to increase student impact.
  • Outstanding Intervention Time Award was presented to Northwestern Middle School for 97% of focus list students receiving 15 hours or more intervention time in Math and ELA by a City Year AmeriCorps member.
  • Outstanding Improvement in Math Grades was presented to Matthew W Gilbert for 100% of focus list students moving from a math grade of “D” or lower to “C” or higher.
  • Outstanding ELA Growth Award was presented to Jean Ribault Middle School for having 65% of focus list students achieving a year or more worth of growth on their literacy assessment.
  • Outstanding Community Engagement Award was presented to Andrew Jackson High School for joining City Year in stewarding relationships in the community to have a greater impact on the lives of students.  
  • Outstanding Extended Learning Time Award was presented to Edward H. White Senior High School for having an average of 264 students visit the City Year Afterschool Program every month.
  • Most Growth in Behavior Award was presented to The Leadership Schools at Eugene J. Butler Middle School for having the highest average growth according to the Devereux Student Strength Assessment (DESSA)!

Congratulations to all of our 2014-2015 school partners on the amazing achievements of the students, teachers, and AmeriCorps members. We look forward to celebrating what is achieved during this school year. 

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