Pasadena ISD schools combined for 101 Gold Performance Awards in summaries released by the Texas Education Agency.
The awards note campus improvements in areas ranging from attendance to TAKS scores to college readiness.
Sixty-two of the 101 awards went to district elementary schools, with Fisher Elementary and Young Elementary leading the way. Both were cited in five categories, all related to test scores.
Among other elementary schools, Garfield, Meador, Red Bluff, Atkinson and Turner were cited in four categories each.
De Zavala and Schneider led the pack among middle schools with three awards each. Bondy led the intermediates with four while Memorial High and Dobie were each cited in two areas, including college readiness.
Elementary schools cited for attendance were Pomeroy, Richey, L.F. Smith, South Shaver, Atkinson and Laura Bush. Also honored for attendance were De Zavala Middle School, Melillo Middle School, Carter Lomax Middle School and Queens Intermediate.
The summary reflected a complete accounting of TEA acceptability ratings for the 2009-2010 school year. Of the 58 campuses that were rated, all were acceptable or higher. Eighteen were exemplary, 32 were recognized and the other eight were rated academically acceptable.