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Masons Cove Elem. earns VBOE Highest Achievement Award

Masons Cove Elem entranceThe Virginia Board of Education has recognized 37 schools statewide, including Masons Cove Elementary School in Roanoke County, with the Highest Achievement Award as part of the VBOE’s Exemplar Performance School Recognition Program.

The Exemplar School Recognition Program and its Exemplar Performance Awards recognizes schools that exceed board-established performance requirements or show continuous improvement on academic and school quality indicators.  The awards are based on performance and practices during the 2022-2023 and prior school years.

“I’m very proud of the outstanding accomplishments of the students and staff at Masons Cove Elementary,” said Dr. Ken Nicely, superintendent of Roanoke County Public Schools.  “This recognition is the result of continuous hard work and dedication to learning,” Dr. Nicely said.

In addition to the 37 schools honored with the Highest Achievement Award, 27 schools statewide earned the Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award.

“On behalf of the Virginia Board of Education, I am thrilled to celebrate and honor the 64 schools who are being recognized for their accomplishments,” said Board of Education President Grace Turner Creasey. “Recognition in this program is one of the highest achievements a school can receive in the Commonwealth. Congratulations to the staff, students, and communities who support these remarkable schools for their success.”