Five Auburn elementaries named 2013 Schools of Distinction

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Alpac, Dick Scobee, Evergreen Heights, Gildo Rey and Lake View elementary schools in the Auburn School District have been named 2013 School of Distinction Award winners.

The Center for Educational Effectiveness, the Association of Educational Service Districts, the Association of Washington School Principals, Phi Delta Kappa-Washington Chapter, Washington Association of School Administrators, Washington State ASCD and Washington State School Directors' Association awarded the schools.

The award recognizes the top 5 percent of the highest improving schools in the state of Washington for increased reading and mathematics achievement over the past five years.

The schools will be recognized at an awards ceremony on a future date at the Puget Sound Educational Service District in Renton.

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