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Longview magnet school responds to missed rating

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LONGVIEW/GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) - Two east Texas schools fail to meet federal accountability standards for a fifth straight year.

The final report of adequate yearly progress standards -- shows John Tyler High School and a Longview magnet school fall in that category.

We're working to get reaction from Tyler ISD tonight.  

Longview ISD  says the ratings don't tell the whole story of academic improvements at the Forest Park Magnet School.

Forest Park Principal Bill Bradshaw said, "The areas in which we lacked Adequate Yearly Progress have been overhauled with staff changes, an intensive review of curriculum delivery, and training in the area of high yield strategies. We've also restructured the administration in four of the five areas.

"First and foremost, we improved our state rating from 'unacceptable' to 'acceptable,'" Bradshaw said. "A major reason for this has been an increase in parental involvement and a decline in discipline referrals. Also, the staff ... they are working harder than I've ever seen any staff work. All of this has contributed to a school climate better than it has been in at least 10 years."

To find a complete list of how every public school in Texas fared on Adequate Yearly Progress, click here.

Elsewhere in East Texas:

Arp ISD         Missed AYP for reading and math performance, and HS missed AYP

Athens ISD    Missed AYP for reading and math performance, and at HS, MS, South Athens Elem., and Athens Intermediate

Big Sandy ISD          Missed AYP for reading, and ES missed for reading and math

Brownsboro ISD       Missed AYP for reading and math, with JH, Elem., and Chandler Int. also missing AYP

Bullard ISD    Missed AYP for reading and math, and HS for math

Carlisle ISD    Missed AYP

Carthage ISD Missed AYP for reading and math

Chapel Hill ISD          Missed AYP for reading and math, and HS and MS, but is appealing at Kissam Int.

Gilmer ISD     Missed AYP for math, and Bruce JH missed for reading and math, and Gilmer Int. for reading and math

Gladewater ISD        Missed AYP, for reading and math and HS (same), Broadway Elementary and Weldon Int.

Hallsville ISD  Met AYP, though high school missed for math

Henderson ISD         Missed AYP for reading and math, as did HS and MS

Jacksonville ISD        Missed AYP for reading and math, as did MS

Kilgore ISD    Missed AYP for reading and math, as did HS, Laird MS, Chandler ES and Kilgore Int.

Longview ISD Missed AYP for math, as did Forest Park MS, Foster MS, Judson MS, Bramlette ES, Everhart Magnet ES, Johnston-McQueen ES, South Ward ES and Ware ES

Lufkin ISD     Missed AYP for reading and math

Marshall ISD   Missed AYP for reading and math, along with HS, JH, Young MS, Sam Houston MS, Crockett ES and Moore ES

Mineola ISD    Missed AYP for reading and math, and HS, MS and ES

Nacogdoches ISD      Missed AYP

New Diana ISD         Met AYP, though HS missed for math

Ore City ISD   Met AYP and all three campuses

Overton ISD   Met AUP and at both campuses

Palestine ISD  Missed AYP for reading and math

Pine Tree ISD Missed AYP for math, as did HS, JH, MS and Intermediate

Pittsburg ISD  Missed AYP for reading, as did HS, JH

Sabine ISD     Missed AYP for reading, as did HS and ES

Spring Hill ISD Missed AYP in reading and math, as did HS, JH

Tatum ISD     Missed AYP in reading and math, as did all four campuses for either reading or math

Tyler ISD       Missed AYP in reading and math; and Lee HS, John Tyler HS, Boulter MS, Dogan MS, Hogg MS, Hubbard MS, Stewart MS, Austin ES, Bell ES, Bonner ES, Clarkston ES, Dixie ES, Douglas ES, Caldwell Arts Academy; Griffin ES, Jones ES, Orr ES, Peete ES, Ramey ES, Woods ES, Jack ES and St. Louis ECC

Union Grove ISD       Missed AYP for math

Van ISD        Missed AYP for reading and math, along with HS and MS

West Rusk CCISD     Missed AYP for reading and math, along with HS, MS and Intermediate

White Oak ISD         Met AYP, though HS missed AYP for math

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