State assessment scores a mixed bag for KCSD

State assessment scores a mixed bag for KCSD

Klamath County School District’s 2018-19 state assessment testing scores improved in reading and writing (English language arts), and mathematics from the previous year for third-, fifth- and 11th-graders, and its 11th-graders scored well above the state average in both subjects.

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KCSD Awarded for financial excellence

KCSD Awarded for financial excellence

For the fifth year in a row, the Klamath County School District has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

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Unanimous Passage of Bills provides Help to local Hospital and Schools

Unanimous Passage of Bills provides Help to local Hospital and Schools

Salem, Ore. - HB 2847 and HB 2867 passed unanimously in the House and Senate during the last week of legislative session. Both bills were chief-sponsored by Rep. E. Werner Reschke (R-Klamath Falls).

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KCSD’s 2019-20 budget adds 4.5 teachers, maintains programs, continues projects

KCSD’s 2019-20 budget adds 4.5 teachers, maintains programs, continues projects

The Klamath County School District’s 2019-20 budget will add 4.5 full-time teaching positions, purchase new textbooks, and increase mental health services while funding all current programs.

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Meet KCSD’s Crystal Apples [VIDEO]

Meet KCSD’s Crystal Apples [VIDEO]

Klamath County School District’s 2019 Crystal Apple Awardees personify the highest example of educators who go above and beyond to inspire, educate and help students.

Five teachers and three classified staff were nominated and awarded the top honor this year and will be recognized Tuesday at the KCSD’s annual Crystal Apple Awards Gala.

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KCSD Graduation Rates Continue Upward Climb

KCSD Graduation Rates Continue Upward Climb

The graduation rate for Klamath County School District high school students increased in 2018 for the fourth year in a row and continues to exceed the state average.

According to data released today (Jan. 24) by the Oregon Department of Education, the county school district’s overall four-year cohort graduation rate for 2017-18 was 79.20 percent, up 1.33 percentage points from the year before, and slightly higher than the state average of 78.65.

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Klamath County School District Sees Increase In State Test Scores

Klamath County School District Sees Increase In State Test Scores

Klamath County School District’s 2017-18 state assessment testing scores improved in English language arts and mathematics from 2016-17, jumping 4.2 percent in language arts and 0.2 percent in mathematics. Science scores remained flat.

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Leading by Empowering

Leading by Empowering

The new superintendent of the Klamath County School District has a track record of improving standardized test scores, integrating technology into classrooms, and working with state and local leaders to maintain and secure funding.

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School Board Selects Szymoniak as Next Superintendent

School Board Selects Szymoniak as Next Superintendent

Glen Szymoniak will be the next superintendent of the Klamath County School District. The KCSD Board of Directors unanimously approved a three-year contract with Szymoniak during a special meeting Thursday morning.

“Both my wife and I are just elated. I can’t stress how excited we are and looking forward to moving there,” Szymoniak said. “Out of all the superintendent openings we were looking at, Klamath County was the place we really wanted to be.”

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