CANTON, Mich, July 29, 2014—National Heritage Academies (NHA), one
of the nation’s largest charter school management companies, awarded Achieve
Charter Academy with two Eagle Award. This is the 14th year NHA honored its top
performing schools with Eagle Awards.
Charter Academy earned an Eagle Award for Schools of Excellence which means the
school had superior performance in academic achievement and full enrollment for
the 2012-2013 school year.
This award is
a new category this year, but is similar to the coveted School of the Year
award that Achieve won in 2012.
“We are proud
to receive this top honor,” said Achieve Principal Jennifer Conley. “Our
teachers are committed to academic excellence, and our students have the drive
to reach for their full potential.”
brought home the Eagle Award for Student Growth meaning the students are at or
above the 90th percentile for blended fall to spring and spring to spring
growth on the Northwest Evaluation Association assessment.
Schools of Excellence and Academic Growth, NHA rewards schools in other areas
including: First Year Teacher Effectiveness, Employee
Engagement, Parent Satisfaction, and Student Attendance.
of schools is designed to eliminate achievement gaps and provide school choice
to families, with the clear objective of preparing children for success in high
school, college, and beyond.
Academies is a charter school management company operating 76 schools in nine
states for the 2013-2014 school year. It is currently serving more than 50,000
students in grades kindergarten through eighth.