Two Quay County schools miss AYP mark

QCS Staff Tucumcari Public Schools and Logan Middle school failed to make the adequate yearly progress mark for the 2011-2012 school year. The AYP standard guidelined by the federal No Child Left Behind Act has been the subject of scrutiny by educators as the system does not measure the progress that students or schools makes. […]

Four schools fail AYP

Thomas Garcia Four Quay County schools failed to meet the State’s Adequate Yearly Progress goals for 2010. According to results released Monday by the New Mexico Public Education Department, House High School, Logan High School, San Jon Middle School and Tucumcari Middle School did not met AYP goals. Each of those schools failed to meet […]

Most NM schools fail to meet AYP status

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials say New Mexico students have improved their performance in math, reading and science during the past six years, but about three-fourths of schools missed this year’s goals for boosting student achievement. Grady, Logan, Melrose, San Jon and Texico schools did meet AYP status, state officials said. Clovis, Portales, […]

Students rewarded for meeting AYP standards

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Teachers, staff and school administrators for Tucumcari Middle School held a picnic lunch for the students on Friday, honoring them for a third consecutive year of meeting New Mexico’s Annual Yearly Progress standards. “It was no surprise,” said Principal Roberta Segura. “The students work very hard and did such […]

Schools fail to hit AYP marks

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun For the first time, Tucumcari High School and Tucumcari Elementary School failed to meet their Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) goals set by the state’s Public Education Department. The state released AYP results Friday for schools that were tested this spring. THS

School officials pleased with AYP scores

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s top school administrators are pleased that all of its schools made AYP, but they say that doesn’t mean they are going to sit back this coming school year. “We want to meet next year’s goals and beyond that,” said school Superintendent Aaron McKinney. The passing AYP mark for […]

Quay County 12-for-12 on AYP

QCS Staff The Public Education Department said fewer state schools are reaching adequate yearly progress (AYP) under the federal No Child Left Behind Act than in 2006. The department is not, however, referring to Quay County Schools. All three Tucumcari schools, and schools in San Jon, Logan and House, passed the state-established targets for improving […]

AYP announcement delayed

Secretary of Education Veronica C. Garcia postponed Wednesday’s AYP announcement to allow for more time to get accurate information about the results to school districts before the start of school, according to a department press release. The Public Education Department has until Aug. 5 to report AYP results. “While I am comfortable with the quality […]

Tucumcari schools review AYP ratings

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari Municipal Schools principals and acting superintendent Aaron McKinney are reviewing the district’s Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) report from the New Mexico Public Education Department and awaiting more information. More detailed scores regarding AYP subgroups, such as those defined by ethnicity, and AYP scores for districts will be released […]

Tucumcari’s schools don’t make AYP grade

By Chelle Delaney The failure of Tucumcari’s Middle School to make a passing grade on its Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, report from the New Mexico Public Education Department has led to a no-pass grade for the Tucumcari schools district. This is the third year in a row that the district has failed to make […]