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[s21] Sen. Buck Congratulates Area Schools
Start Date: 11/1/2012Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 11/1/2012End Time: 11:59 PM
Entry Description
State Sen. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) made the following statement today praising 14 area schools for earning ‘A’ grades in Indiana’s 2011-2012 school year performance review:

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 31, 2012) — “I am very proud of the students, teachers, parents and administrators for their work in the classroom,” Buck said. “It is great to see so many schools receive the recognition they deserve for their dedication towards educational excellence. Congratulations on a job well done.”

The schools include:
•    Shamrock Springs Elementary School
•    Westfield High School
•    Carey Ridge Elementary School
•    Washington Woods Elementary School
•    Oak Trace Elementary School
•    Monon Trail Elementary School
•    Westfield Intermediate School
•    Maple Glen Elementary School
•    Northwestern Senior High School
•    Northwestern Elementary School
•    Howard Elementary School
•    Sycamore Elementary School
•    Boulevard Elementary School
•    Tipton High School

At today’s State Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett announced that more than 61 percent of Indiana’s schools received A or B letter grades for the 2011-2012 school year. Additionally, 207 schools received A’s for the first time. For more information about Indiana’s school accountability system, visit

Contact Information:
Name: Evan Eikenberry
Phone: 317-232-9498
Entry Type:
Press Release
Entry Category:
  • Announcements
  • Category:
  • Government
  • Agency Name
    Senate Republican Caucus

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