Middle Schools

Middle Schools


Well-Performing Schools Lag in Technology

While students at Marshall Elementary and George Moscone Elementary schools have scored well in state standardized tests, doing so has helped put them behind in acquiring technology. Better test scores meant they lost out on the $45 million, three-year federal School Improvement Grants that added computers, iPads and laptops at the Mission District’s struggling schools. But being tech deficient has...

Washington Official Gets an Earful at Everett

Laura Pogio, an 8th grader at Everett Middle School who lives in the Mission, told U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan on Tuesday that she thinks transportation is the hardest thing about school. She takes Muni the 1.6 miles from her home at Harrison and 24th streets to Everett at Church and 17th, but generally arrives...

Test Scores Rose, Funding Will Shrink

After three years of spending a total of $4.5 million in a federal School Improvement Grant (SIG), Everett Middle School saw its 7th grade standardized test scores jump by more than 20 percent in English Language Arts and 41 percent in Math. In the next year, the school will get an indication of whether the gains can be sustained and...