Six District schools -- Elm Lawn, Glacier Creek, Kromrey, Park, Sunset Ridge and West Middleton -- were recognized by the Wisconsin RtI Center and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for their work.
Park and West Middleton received silver level recognition, while Elm Lawn, Glacier Creek, Kromrey and Sunset Ridge received bronze level recognition for their efforts implementing a culturally responsive multi-level system of support. Fewer than 800 schools in the state were recognized.
All six schools were recognized for the implementation in behavioral areas. It is the fourth time since 2017 that MCPASD schools have been recognized. In all, 22 schools have been recognized in that time. The awards weren't issued in 2020.
The program celebrates school progress in expanding, refining and sustaining a system that leads to improved student outcomes. Schools are recognized at the bronze, silver, gold or platinum level in reading, mathematics and behavior.
Bronze: Full implementation/fidelity in one content area at the universal level/tier 1 for at least one year.
Silver: Full implementation/fidelity in one content area at the universal level/tier 1 for at least two years at selected level/tier 2 for at least one year.
Gold: Full implementation/fidelity in two contest areas at the universal level/tier 1 and selected/tier 3 levels for at least two years with evidence of improved student outcomes and more equitable systems.
Platinum: Full implementation/fidelity in all three content areas, at all three levels, and for at least three years with evidence of improved student outcomes and more equitable systems.