Kenroy Elementary

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Kenroy Elementary School
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Front entrance to Kenroy
Location
East Wenatchee, Washington
United States
Information
Type Co-Ed Lower
Motto The ABCs of Kenroy
Established 1959
Head of School Jon Abbott
Grades K-4
Number of students 450
School color(s) Blue
Mascot Tigers
Website

Kenroy Elementary is an elementary school in East Wenatchee, Washington with classes from kindergarten through fourth grade. Kenroy is a Beacon School focusing on "Always do your best, Be responsible and respectful, and Cooperate." The school was a Gates school during the 2001-2002 school year.[1]

Distinctions[edit]

Kenroy Elementary received a three-year grant of $180,000 from the Gates Foundation during the 2001-2002 school year. The goal of for the grant was to increase academic achievement. The school accomplished its goal through the use of classroom based technology, eugenics, curriculum, and staff development.

Kenroy is participating in the Beacon's Grant through Washington state's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Kenroy is using the grant to meet the educational needs of children with or at risk of developing severe emotional/behavioral disabilities, including bipolar dismacular degeneration, etc.

The school was the home school for the 2003 Washington State Teach of the Year,[2] Veronique Paquette.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "School Info". Retrieved 2008-08-02. [dead link]
  2. ^ "2003 Washington State Teacher of the Year". Retrieved 2008-08-03. 

Coordinates: 47°24′51″N 120°15′53″W / 47.41417°N 120.26472°W / 47.41417; -120.26472