The Washintgon Achievement Award is based on the Washington Achievement Index. The award recognizes strong student performance in the areas of: Language Arts, Math, Science, Extended Graduation Rate, Closing Achievement Gaps and High Progress.
This award is based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years. The data is analyzed using the State Board of EducationAccountability Index and criteria from the Elementary and Secondary Eduation Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver.
2015 Washington Achievement Award Methodology