SEATTLE, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, is pleased to congratulate Naches Valley High School, as a recipient of the 2014 Washington State Achievement Awards. Naches Valley High School was recognized for achieving high progress and an increase in its graduation rate.
"Apex Learning has played an instrumental role in our success at Naches Valley High School, and we credit much of our increase in graduation rate to Apex Learning digital curriculum," said Steve Davidson, the program coordinator for the Naches Valley Virtual Academy. The district has successfully implemented Apex Learning digital curriculum for both credit recovery and original credit since 2011.
The Washington Achievement Award winners were selected using the State Board of Education Revised Achievement Index based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years. The Achievement Awards were designed to lift up the state's most successful schools and showcase best practices that are making that success possible, according to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
"We applaud Naches Valley School District for implementing innovative strategies and practices to meaningfully impact student engagement, academic achievement and the graduation rate," said Cheryl Vedoe, CEO of Apex Learning.
About Apex Learning
Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses. Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student — from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning — the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers and provide every student with the opportunity to excel beyond his or her expectations.
Today Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery. The company's latest digital learning solution —Tutorials — are a key component of effective blended learning, providing classroom teachers with the critical resources they need to meet the needs of all students including preparation for high stakes assessments, targeted intervention and just-in-time remediation and enhanced instruction for all students.
Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. For more information, visit www.apexlearning.com or call 1.800.453.1454.
SOURCE Apex Learning