The North Fork Community Montessori School (NFCMS), a Delta County public school, has been recognized by the Colorado Department of Education as an ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) High-Performing Reward School for the 2012-13 school year.
The Montessori school was one of two, Title I elementary schools in the state that were recognized for this award because of their outstanding TCAP scores in 2013.
NFCMS was recognized in 2012 as a John Irwin Award winner for overall academic excellence, and earned The Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award.
The North Fork Community Montessori School's TCAP proficient or advanced scores for 2012-13 were:
Reading — NFCMS third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades scored 100 percent. State scores were 73 percent, 68 percent, 70 percent and 73 percent respectively;
Writing — NFCMS scored 100 percent for third, fifth and sixth grade and 89 percent for the fourth grade. Statewide scores were 51 percent for the third grade, 53 percent for the fourth grade, 57 percent for the fifth grade and 58 percent for the sixth grade;
Math — NFCMS third, fourth and sixth grade scored 100 percent, fifth gradescored 90. Statewide scores were 72 percent for third and fourth grades, 65 percent for fifth grade and 62 percent for sixth grade;
Science — NFCMS fifth grade scored 90 percent. Statewide for fifth grade was 48 percent.
Dr. Keith Owen, Ph.D. and deputy commissioner for the Colorado Department of Education, wrote in his letter to Bill Eyler, NFCMS principal, "Congratulations to the hard-working staff and students at North Fork Montessori School!"blog comments powered by Disqus