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Torchbearer School
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Monday, August 11, 2014

Wilmer Elementary has been named a 2014-2015 torchbearer school.   
Criteria for Rewards
In order to be in the Torchbearer School category (i.e., a high-poverty, high-performing school), a school must meet all of the following, as applicable:

  • Not a Priority School.
  • Not a Focus School.
  • Have at least 95% Participation     
  • Rate in the "all students" subgroup and all applicable ESEA  subgroups.
  • Have a Graduation Rate above the state average.
  • Be in existence at the time of  the award.
  • Have at least 80% poverty rate (percent free/reduced meals).
  • Have above state average of  students scoring Level IV on both the reading and the mathematics sections of the ARMT+.
  • Have at least 95% of Grade 12  students pass all required subjects of the AHSGE.
  • Must be among the top 20% band of the state using proficiency of ARMT+, AHSGE, and Alabama Alternate     
  • Assessment from 2012-2013 for Level III and for Level IV


This is an excellent accomplishment! We are so proud of our Wilmer Wildcats!

Keep up the good work.

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