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Kentucky School of Distinction

Covington Elementary School ranked in top 1 percent

Updated: Thu, Oct 01 2015, 06:34 PM

COVINGTON, Ky. (Joe Webb) -- According to the latest state test scores, Northern Kentucky is home to the two best school districts and two of the worst.  

Fort Thomas Schools and Beechwood Schools rank numbers one and two.  Of the 174 school districts in the state, Covington Independent Schools rank 170, Newport ranks 173.

The rankings are based on scores from Kentucky's Unbridled Learning Accountability model.
Despite the disappointing showing by the Covington district, there is cause to celebrate the success of a couple of elementary schools. Latonia Elementary was ranked "proficient," the goal for all schools statewide.  For the second year, Glenn O. Swing Elementary was ranked "distinguished."

"This is viewed as a reason to celebrate. Most of our schools made improvements. We are moving forward," Covington Superintendent Alvin Garrison told Local 12.

When asked if he was satisfied with where the district stacks up statewide, Garrison said, "No, sir. Absolutely not."

At Glenn O. Swing Thursday, Oct. 1, it was business as usual for the 500 students. Principal Scott Alter was hesitant to brag about the school's performance but has witnessed it firsthand over the last eight years. In 2006, Alter says about 20-30 percent of the school's students were proficient in reading and math. Those numbers have doubled.

Glenn O. Swing is ranked in the 99th percentile of Kentucky elementary schools. Only two elementary schools in Northern Kentucky are ranked higher. Both are in Fort Thomas.

"We have teachers now who believe these kids can achieve at high levels," Alter said Thursday afternoon. "They are basically relentless until they get them there."





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