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108 MPS schools earn awards for academic excellence and positive behavior

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Public Schools have earned awards for academic excellence and positive behavior from a statewide report. MPS received 12 out of the top 16 awards including the only school recognized at the platinum level for excellence in all content areas.

The independent organization Wisconsin RtI Center completed the evaluation recognizing a total of 108 MPS schools.

These are the schools that received platinum and gold awards. A full list of all ranked MPS schools can be found on the MPS website.

Platinum Level for all Content Areas

  • Academy of Accelerated Learning

Gold Level for all Content Areas

  • Fernwood Montessori
  • Lowell International Elementary School

Gold Level for Behavior and Reading

  • Bryant Elementary School
  • Kagel Elementary School

Gold Level for Behavior and Mathematics

  • Rogers Street Academy

Gold Level for Mathematics and Reading

  • Barbee Elementary School
  • Hampton Elementary School
  • Honey Creek Elementary School
  • Humboldt Park Elementary School
  • Lincoln Avenue Elementary School
  • Longfellow School

"Improving academic achievement and the behavioral culture in our schools are two of my priorities for success," MPS Interim Superintendent Dr. Keith Posley said. "It is an honor to see our MPS schools recognized in the platinum and gold levels statewide. Congratulations to our teachers, principals, district-level administrators, students, and families, for working so hard to improve."

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