Tag: Morgan County Schools

School board votes 4-1 to use $95K in ARP funding for teaching assessment at high school & middle school

by Kate Evans Morgan County School Board members voted 4-1 to approve partnership with the company Instructional Empowerment at a total cost of $95,449 to conduct onsite assessments at Berkeley Springs High School and Warm Springs Middle School and a district-level workshop with American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding. The vote[Read More…]

Early-year school data uncovers areas of growth, ongoing need to raise student skills to grade level

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools Elementary Education Director Kandy Pentoney and Secondary Education Director Beth Golden discussed elementary and secondary school “beginning of the year” benchmark test data at the October 17 Morgan County School Board meeting. Many grades saw improvement and secondary scores increased 2% from last year.[Read More…]

County schools fall short of multiple state standards on Balanced Scorecard

by Kate Evans Morgan County’s “scorecard” on state-mandated assessments from last year show a lot of red for county schools, highlighting multiple areas where student knowledge does not meet state standards for their grade level. West Virginia’s “Balance Scorecard” lists academic standards, progress, English learners and Student Success as factors[Read More…]