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Provost Elementary School was named a National Title 1 Distinguished School. Provost was one of only 59 schools nationwide to receive this national recognition for exceptional student achievement in 2013.
Provost was specifically recognized for exceptional student performance over the period of two or more years. Only two schools per state may receive this recognition and some states have no schools qualify for the recognition.
As part of the recognition, Provost Elementary School received a state grant to attend, and recently returned from, the National Title 1 Convention in San Diego with a group of teachers from the school. At the conference, their achievements were highlighted and shared with other schools from across the country.
Dr. Stephen Oliverson, Principal at Provost Elementary School, attributes the success to “a caring and dedicated faculty and staff, an award-winning PTA and strong community support, with students who meet lofty goals and take the school theme of ‘I’m going to college – no excuses’ seriously.”
In addition, Provost has been a leader in creating new ways to incorporate the arts into the daily curriculum and has been a Utah State High Performing School for the past five years.
For further information or to talk to members of district and school staff, please contact Caleb Price, Coordinator of Communications and Public Relations, at 801-374-4865.