Area schools recognized by Legislature

CNJ staff

Area public schools were recognized by the New Mexico Legislature on Friday for gains made on the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment, according to a news release.

Schools with highest proficient and above rates of the 2010 NMSBA scores for science — Fifth grade at Melrose Elementary School and juniors at Texico High School.

Schools with greatest one-year percentage gains of proficient and above rates from 2009 NMSBA to the 2010 NMSBA scores: Math — fourth grade at Dora Elementary School and juniors Tucumcari High School. Science — third grade at Arts Academy at Bella Vista in Clovis and juniors at Melrose High School.