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Royall, Wonewoc-Center named Title I Schools of Recognition
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Royall Intermediate School in Elroy and Wonewoc-Center Elementary School are among  169 public schools which the state Department of Public Instruction have named Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition for the 2015-16 school year.

The Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition awards highlight schools that have demonstrated success in educating students from low-income families. To be eligible, schools must receive federal Title I funding to provide services to large numbers or high percentages of economically disadvantaged children and meet other achievement criteria.

Royall Intermediate and Wonewoc-Center Elementary are among 117 Beating-the-Odds schools.  These schools are in the top 25 percent of high-poverty schools in the state and have above-average student achievement in reading and mathematics when compared to schools from similarly sized districts, schools, grade configurations, and poverty levels.

This year’s 169 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition Award recipients are from 109 school districts and two non-district chartering authorities.

Schools meeting criteria as Beating-the-Odds, High-Achieving or High-Progress institutions  will receive a plaque at a March 14 ceremony at the State Capitol.