James A. Garfield Local Schools was recently recognized by the State Board of Education for an excellent academic accomplishment .
The Momentum Award is presented by the State Board of Education and recognizes schools for exceeding expectations in student growth for the year.
To earn this distinct honor, schools must earn straight A’s on all Value-Added measures on the report card. The school or district must have at least two Value-Added subgroups of students, which includes gifted, lowest 20% in achievement, and students with disabilities.
This award is affirmation of the outstanding work done by all staff and students at JAG. It is proof that an education at James A. Garfield is very customized to meet the learning needs of all students.
A rich tradition of academic excellence has become a standard of the community. We are proud to accept this award from the State Board of Education. Today and everyday we are proud to be Gmen!