Resolution honoring Katy ISD

WHEREAS the Katy Independent School District is celebrating its centennial year; and

WHEREAS the district’s record of providing an outstanding education was recently recognized by the College Board; and

WHEREAS the College Board recognized Katy ISD for expanding access to and increasing performance in Advanced Placement courses over a three-year period; and

WHEREAS this performance has earned Katy ISD a position on the annual AP Honor Roll seven times; and
 
WHEREAS from 2017 to 2018 alone, the number of Katy students enrolled in AP courses increased 25 percent; and
 
WHEREAS the number of AP exams taken during that period increased by 20 percent; and
 
WHEREAS three out of every four Katy students scored a 3 or higher on an AP exam taken, which can earn college course credit; and
 
WHEREAS Katy ISD was among 373 districts considered for additional prestigious honors from the College Board; and
 
WHEREAS Katy ISD was recently selected as the College Board Advanced Placement Large District of the Year; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED that the State Board of Education commends the students, teachers, staff, administrators, and school trustees for the district’s outstanding record of performance; and, be it further
 
RESOLVED that the board congratulates the district on its selection as the AP Large District of the Year.
 
WITNESS our signatures this fourteenth day of June, two thousand and nineteen, in Austin, Texas.

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Donna Bahorich, Chair

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Georgina Pérez, Secretary