National magazine cites Pateros school

PATEROS – The High School has received another national distinction, this time from U.S. News and World Report magazine.

Pateros was given a silver medal and ranked 44th on the latest list of Washington’s best high schools.

“Our teachers are dedicated, our students work hard and the families are supportive,” Superintendent Lois Davies said. “It is a privilege to work in a school where learning comes first. Pateros has kept a well-rounded focus on a variety of types learning over the years.”

Of the 153 students enrolled, 85 percent are proficient in reading, and 86 percent are proficient in writing. About 69 percent of students take Advanced Placement classes.

Nationally, the school is ranked 1,575.

In March, the school received a bronze medal in the HealthierUS School Challenge, an initiative for schools participating in the National School Lunch Program.


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