Seguin High School, Bailey Junior High Named Finalists for America’s Best Urban Schools Award

Articles AISD 09-22-14

Two Arlington ISD schools – Seguin High School and Bailey Junior High – are among 35 schools nationwide that have been selected as finalists for the 2017 America’s Best Urban Schools Award through the National Center for Urban School Transformation.

Through an application process with rigorous award criteria, Seguin and Bailey were selected for evidence of high achievement, rigorous curricula, excellent instruction, enthusiastic student engagement and a positive culture that supports the learning of every student. Site visits are now being scheduled to select the winners.

“The Arligton ISD mission to empower and engage all students to be contributing, responsible citizens striving for their maximum potential through relevant, innovative and rigorous learning experiences is clearly being displayed at Seguin High School and Bailey Junior High,” AISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos said. “Congratulations to these two campuses – the teachers, students, staff, parents and entire community – for this high honor and recognition.”

Finalists that will be recognized as honor roll recipients or as bronze or silver winners will be notified by March 17. Four gold winners will be announced at the American’s Best Urban Schools Symposium May 16-17 in Nashville, Tenn.