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Whitesboro High School Named Recognition School by State Education Department

For the second consecutive year, Whitesboro High School has been named a Recognition School by the New York State Education Department.

Recognition Schools are described as being high achieving and high progress schools, and they perform acceptably in all subgroups. Recognition Schools also excel in English language arts, mathematics, and college, career and civic readiness.

Whitesboro High School Principal Jeffrey Kuhn said that teachers, administration, rigorous curriculum, and students’ hard work are all to thank for achieving this recognition.

“Over the last five years our district has also committed to expanding our college course offerings to prepare our students to be college and career ready,” Mr. Kuhn said. “By doing so, our school profile has been raised and allows colleges to see the rigors of our programs, which helps our students gain entrance into many colleges of their choice both within and outside of New York State.”

The 582 schools designated as Recognition Schools this year make up 13 percent of New York State public schools.

“These are exemplary public schools that demonstrate that all students can achieve at high levels with the right supports and resources,” said Board of Regents Chancellor Betty A. Rosa in a news release. “Recognition Schools help to ensure equity for all children across New York State.”

Congratulations to Whitesboro High School on achieving this prestigious recognition once again!