All Willis ISD Campuses and the District earned the highest rating, Met Standard, in the 2017 State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness exams.
The district is also pleased to announce that Lynn Lucas Middle School, which just last year was named Improvement Required, also received a Met Standard rating. The one year turnaround was led by Principal Kim Sprayberry, a former Assistant Principal At Lynn Lucas, who returned to the campus last year after a stint as Principal at Cannan Elementary.
The district improved in 26 out of 31 tested areas over scores from 2016. The district exceeded the state average in several areas, including all five End of Course Exams (EOC’s) at Willis High School. Additionally, secondary campuses improved in 81% of tested areas while elementary campuses improved in 31% of tested areas.Turner Elementary earned a Distinction Designation in Top 25 Percent Student Progress, a measure of how well a school’s top 25 percent of students are performing; and Meador Elementary earned a Distinction Designation in Academic Achievement in ELA/Reading.