Hairgrove Awarded Gold Ribbon Distinction

June 4, 2019

Hairgrove was selected by Children at Risk as a Gold Ribbon School for high performance in a high poverty population. Hairgrove Elementary was ranked sixth highest in the state of Texas for Gold Ribbon and in the 600s compared to all schools in Texas. Hairgrove was one of only ten schools in Texas to receive the Gold Ribbon School honor.

Children at Risk ([email protected])ranks and grades Texas public schools to help parents, educators, and community members understand how schools in their community are performing and spark dialogue on the quality of public education across Texas. Schools are assigned ranks and grades based on student achievement on standardized tests, student growth year-to-year, and how well schools support economically disadvantaged students. Hairgrove earned a B+ by the Children At Risk organization for 2019.

Children at Risk is a non-partisan research and advocacy organization dedicated to addressing the root causes of poor public policies affecting children. The organization began in the fall of 1989 when a group of child advocates met to discuss the lack of data on the status of children and the absence of strong public policy support for Houston’s children. Children at Risk has grown to become a statewide organization impacting all children in Texas, speaking out and driving change for Texas’ most vulnerable youth for over 30 years.

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Principal Klein accepting the Gold Ribbon Commendation

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