OKLAHOMA CITY– Governor Mary Fallin, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi, Former Governor Brad Henry and State Legislators will honor 186 school districts with the Governor’s ACE Award at a celebratory luncheon beginning at 12 p.m. March 4, 2013, at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City.
The Governor’s Ace Award is given to school districts in which 100 percent of the seniors of the Class of 2012 met all graduation requirements, including Achieving Classroom Excellence (ACE). ACE, which was enacted in 2005 under Gov. Brad Henry, requires that high school seniors, beginning with the Class of 2012, prove proficiency on four of seven end-of-instruction exams before graduation.
School districts receiving the Governor’s ACE Award are:
Achille, Adair, Agra, Alex, Aline-Cleo, Antlers, Arapaho-Butler, Arkoma, Arnett, Asher, Balko, Barnsdall, Battiest, Beaver, Beggs, Berryhill, Big Pasture, Billings, Blair, Bluejacket, Boise City, Bokoshe, Boone-Apache, Boswell, Braggs, Bray-Doyle, Bristow, Buffalo, Buffalo Valley, Burlington, Burns Flat-Dill City, Butner, Byng, Calumet, Canadian, Caney, Canute, Cashion, Cave Springs, Central High, Chattanooga, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chickasha, Colbert, Cordell, Covington-Douglas, Coyle, Cyrill, Dale, Davenport, Davidson, Davis, Deer Creek-Lamont, Discovery Schools of Tulsa, Dover, Duke, Dustin, Eldorado, Elmore City-Pernell, Empire, Erick, Fargo, Felt, Forgan, Fort Cobb-Broxton, Fort Supply, Foyil, Frederick, Freedom, Ft. Towson, Gans, Glencoe, Goodwell, Gore, Grandfield, Granite, Harding Charter Preparatory High School, Hartshorne, Haworth, Henessey, Henryetta, Hobart, Hollis, Hominy, Howe, Hulbert, Indiahoma, Indianola, Jones, Keota, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Konawa, Kremlin-Hillsdale, Laverne, Leedey, LeFlore, Lexington, Lomega, Lone Grove, Lone Wolf, Marlow, Mason, Maud, Maysville, McCurtain, Medford, Miami, Midway, Mill Creek, Minco. Mountain View-Gotebo, Mulhall Orlando, Oilton, Okarche, Okeene, Oklahoma Union, Oktaha, Olustee, Panola, Paoli, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry, Pittsburg, Pocola, Pond Creek-Hunter, Porter Consolidated, Prague, Preston, Prue, Quapaw, Rattan, Reydon, Ringwood, Ripley, Rock Creek, Roff, Rush Springs, Ryan, Sasakwa, Savanna, Sayre, Schulter, Seminole, Sentinel, Sharon-Mutual, Shattuck, Skiatook, Soper, Stonewall, Stratford, Stringtown, Stuart, Sweetwater, Taloga, Temple, Texhoma, Thomas Fay Custer, Tipton, Tishomingo, Turner, Turpin, Tushka, Tyrone, Union City, Velma-Alma, Verden, Verdigris, Vian, Vici, Wanette, Wapanucka, Washington, Waukomis, Wayne, Webbers Falls, Welch, Weleetka, Wellston, Whitesboro, Wilson, Wright City, Wynona and Yarbrough.