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10 Caddo Parish schools no longer on failing list

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CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

The Louisiana Department of Education says 10 Caddo Parish schools have been removed from the Academically Unacceptable Schools report. 

Caddo Schools that were in AUS and are no longer failing are: 

  • Booker T. Washington New Technology High School
  • Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy
  • Sunset Acres Elementary
  • Huntington High School
  • Turner Elementary/6th Grade Academy
  • Cherokee Park Elementary
  • Caddo Heights Math/Science Elementary
  • Creswell Elementary
  • E. B. Williams Stoner Hill Elementary
  • Barret Paideia Academy

Caddo Superintendent Dr. Dawkins states, "I would like to congratulate these schools for their outstanding work.  This is evidence that the principals, teachers, staff and students have been working hard and no longer will have this unacceptable label."

There are still 15 Caddo schools on the Academically Unacceptable Schools list:

  • Atkins Elementary
  • Fair Park
  • Caddo Middle Career and Technology
  • Lakeshore
  • Mooretown
  • Queensborough
  • Werner Park
  • Westwood
  • Woodlawn
  • Midway
  • Newton Smith
  • Alexander (Alternative School)
  • Shreveport Job Corps
  • Academic Recovery Ombudsman
  • Community Ombudsman 

Dr. Dawkins also said, "Although I am happy to see schools come out of AUS, work must continue to be done to address the remaining schools.  A focus of assessment and evaluation will continue at these schools.  Everything at the school level revolves around the increase in student achievement and that must happen at these schools."

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