Midland school named top charter elmentary school in Texas

Carver Center in Midland named top charter elementary school in Texas

The U.S. News and World Report once again ranked Midland ISD’s Carver Center as the No. 1 Charter Elementary School in the state of Texas, based upon reading and math proficiency and performance data.

Carver additionally improved its rating among all elementary schools from No. 8 in the state in 2022, to No. 4 in the state, according to the rankings.

Eighty-nine percent of Carver students scored at or above proficient level for math, and 93 percent scored at or above that level in reading, which are each the best among all charter elementary schools in Texas, according to Midland ISD.  The campus finished No. 2 in reading and No. 7 in math among all elementary schools, the school district added.

“We are proud of Carver’s history of academic success, but to earn the top spot in the entire state is an incredible honor,” said Carver Center Executive Administrator Stephanie Carnett. “This recognition is a tribute to the hard work of our dedicated teachers and students.”

Carver Center serves 1st through 6th grade students who have tested into MISD’s Gifted/Talented program and shown superior aptitude, advanced reasoning, and high achievement.

Nineteen of the remaining 26 MISD elementary campuses rank in the top half of the U.S. News and World Report rankings, led by Emerson Elementary, which came in at No. 581, putting it in the top 10 precent of all elementary schools in Texas, according to Midland ISD.

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