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Valley Crossing Community School Receives 'Reward School' Designation



We are excited to congratulate Valley Crossing Community School onreceiving a Reward School designation for the third year in a row! On October25th, Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Education(MDE), officially congratulated Julie Hartmann, Principal of ValleyCrossing Community School, and her staff on the MDE Reward Schooldesignation. Across the state, only 20 schools have received a Rewarddesignation three times. Reward schools represent the top 15 percent of Title Ischools based on the Multiple Measurements Rating (MMR). They identify thehighest-performing schools on the four domains in the MMR, and the designationrecognizes gains a school has made in proficiency, growth, achievement gapreduction, and graduation rates consistently over three years.  It is alsoa reflection of the staff’s efforts to improve outcomes for students. We arepleased to congratulate them on their fantastic work!

To learnmore about Northeast Metro 916’s Valley Crossing Community School in Woodbury,MN