Alice Ott is one of two Oregon schools that has been nationally recognized as a 2015 Title 1 Distinguished School for helping low-income students succeed, according to the Oregon Department of Education.
The program honors schools for “exceptional student performance and for closing achievement gaps.”
According to 2014 state test scores, Alice Ott students out performed state averages on every test. 79 percent of seventh grade students passed reading tests, and 78 percent of eighth grade students passed math.
The federal program has recognized high-performing schools for more than a decade, according to ODE. Alice Ott and will receive a $5,000 award. Alice Ott was also named a model school this summer for the fourth year in a row.
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