Austin-Tracy was recently named a Distinguished/Progressing School of Distinction High Progress School by the Kentucky Department of Education. State assessment results showed increased achievement in all areas (reading, mathematics, social studies, writing, and language mechanics). In addition, students scoring novice in reading and mathematics was cut in half with only 6.5% novice in both areas.
In state rankings, Austin-Tracy is currently 30th out of 709 elementary schools. This places ATES in the top five percent of all elementary schools in the state.
"We are thrilled to be designated as a Distinguished School of Distinction by the Kentucky Department of Education. With a dedicated staff, hard-working students, and supportive families, Austin-Tracy is a fantastic place to learn and grow." states Principal Brian Clifford. "We track our students throughout the year to make sure they are making progress and intervene when needed to provide individualized attention and ensure learning success. This student-centered approach creates a positive school culture and a real 'family' atmosphere at Austin-Tracy. We are all so proud of our amazing students!"
If you would like more information about the great happenings at Austin-Tracy or would like to schedule a visit, please contact the school at 270-646-2236.
Austin-Tracy Elementary...A Small School with a BIG Heart!