Moreno Valley, Calif. - Mountain View Middle School was recently named by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurman as one of 31 high-performing California middle schools that have been recognized by the California Schools to Watch program.
The high-performing model schools demonstrate academic excellence, social equity, and responsiveness to the needs of young adolescents. To earn this designation, schools must complete an extensive application and host a site visit by middle grades experts. In order to retain the designation, each school is re-evaluated every three years.
“We are proud of Mountain View Middle School’s accomplishment and recognition of the work they have done,” said Moreno Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Martinrex Kedziora. “The school was re-designated a California School To Watch, meaning it has shown continued progress.”
“To be part of such a small, distinguished group of middle schools is truly an honor and the school should be commended for their outstanding dedication,” added Moreno Valley Unified School Board President Darrel Peeden.”These schools are examples of innovation and engagement, which is so important to at this transitional stage of education.”