With a new elementary under construction, a new middle school coming soon and existing schools serving Sienna Plantation highly rated in the annual rankings recently released by Children at Risk, Sienna Plantation is continuing to be a smart choice for parents.
Four of the schools serving Sienna Plantation experienced gains of 25 percent or more over 2015 rankings, including Heritage Rose Elementary, which saw a 160 percent climb in the rankings list from last year, indicative of the strength of the current academic staff and curriculum.
“We are very proud of how the students have responded to the rigorous demands we have placed on them this year and the innovative teaching methods we have introduced,” said Lavanta Williams, principal of Heritage Rose Elementary. “We expect a lot from our students and hold them accountable for their actions, good and bad. We’ve achieved a lot in one year and will only keep moving forward.”
Baines Middle School marked a 78 percent year-over-year increase in the rankings list and Sienna Crossing Elementary — the first school opened on-site in Sienna Plantation — saw a 31 percent increase in this year’s rankings. Scanlan Oaks Elementary’s ranking increased 25 percent in 2016 as compared to the 2015 list. First Colony Middle School and Schiff Elementary were ranked near their 2015 tally. Ridge Point High School was included on the Children at Risk rankings for the first time this year, placing No. 21 among Houston’s 171 high schools and No. 64 among the 1,159 Texas high schools included on the report.
Five of the schools serving Sienna Plantation — First Colony Middle School, Ridge Point High School, Scanlan Oaks Elementary, Schiff Elementary and Sienna Crossing Elementary — received an A+ on the report, grades given for student achievement, campus performance, test score improvement and more. Baines Middle School earned an A and Heritage Rose Elementary received a B+.
Learn more about the schools serving Sienna Plantation at here.