March 27, 2020
Potosi Elementary School is Honored with Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition Award
MADISON — State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor recognizes Potosi Elementary School as being among 107 schools in the state that received Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition honors in the 2019-20 school year.
The Schools of Recognition award is presented to schools leveraging federal Title I funding to provide additional resources and services to economically disadvantaged students. The staff and students of Potosi Elementary School earned an award for showing a high level of progression. According to the DPI website, “High-Progress Schools: fall within the top 10 percent of schools experiencing student growth in reading and mathematics for elementary and middle school students or the top 10 percent of schools with the greatest improvement in high school graduation rates, and, have achievement gaps that are less than three (3) percentage points between student groups or show evidence of reducing gaps greater than three (3) percentage points."
In accepting the award, Potosi District Administrator, Kurt Cohen says, “We are honored to receive this award that recognizes the continued hard work of our parents, staff, administrators, and particularly our students. We continue to strive to prepare every student to be career and college ready.”