Lady Susan Corbett Presents Governor’s Award for Excellence in Academics to
Camp Hill High School
Hill – First Lady
Susan Corbett today presented the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Academics
to Camp Hill High School in Camp Hill School District, Cumberland County.
High School is an example of the high-quality learning that is taking place in
schools and classrooms across Pennsylvania,” Corbett said. “I commend the
high school and the community for their commitment to ensuring that our
children receive a quality education.”
the 2012-13 School Performance Profile, www.paschoolperformance.org, Camp
Hill High School attained a score of 93.9 percent, the highest score in the
district and tying for the highest score of all 50 public schools in Cumberland
High School and the Camp Hill School District are honored to receive the
Governor’s Award for Excellence in Academics,” said Camp Hill School District
Superintendent Dr. David Reeder. “We know that excellence is achieved
through hard work and perseverance. Our students demonstrate this
commitment every day in all curricular and extracurricular venues. I
would like to thank our staff for providing a quality instructional program,
and our parents for their unwavering support for education in the Camp Hill
School District. This is truly an honor for the entire Camp Hill
Performance Profile gives parents, taxpayers and educators comprehensive,
straight-forward and user-friendly information via the internet. The
website provides academic performance information from all public schools,
including traditional public schools, brick-and-mortar and cyber charter
schools, and career and technology centers.
includes results of the statewide assessments as well as incorporating other
measures of student achievement, such as academic growth, graduation rate,
attendance rate and promotion rate. The profile also includes raising the achievement
of all students and historically underperforming students, such as English
language learners, economically disadvantaged students and students with
Governor, First Lady and administration officials are visiting high-performing schools
across Pennsylvania to present the Governor’s Award for Excellence in
Academics. Statewide, 428 school buildings attained a score of 90 or higher.
of Governor Corbett, I congratulate Camp Hill High School for achieving this
honor, and I encourage all schools throughout Pennsylvania to follow its lead,”
taking office in 2011, Governor Corbett has put into place education policies
that increase accountability, enhance transparency and provide support systems
for public schools. These include:
- A new,
comprehensive educator evaluation system that relies on multiple measures
of student achievement;
academic standards and assessments to ensure students are prepared for
postsecondary opportunities; and
high-quality educational resources, such as voluntary model curriculum,
lesson plans and classroom diagnostic tools.
First Lady Susan Corbett has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of
Education and Team Pennsylvania Foundation to implement the Opening Doors
initiative. The initiative aims to increase the graduation rate in
Pennsylvania by identifying middle school students who may be at risk of
dropping out of school.
of Opening Doors is the Early Warning System, which is a computer-based program
that provides individual student education data to educators to help them
identify students who are at risk of dropping out.
Warning System is being piloted in four Pennsylvania school districts and will
be available at no cost to schools across the state in the 2014-15 school year.
Mostek, First Lady’s Office, 717-787-1965