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The Walker County School District ​is pleased to announce ​Bankhead Middle School and Dora High School have achieved​ Level 1 certification in Marzano​'s​ High Reliability Schools™​​.

The Walker County School District ​is pleased to announce ​Bankhead Middle School and Dora High School have achieved​ Level 1 certification in Marzano​'s​ High Reliability Schools™​​. These two schools are the first in the state to achieve this honor. Level 1 certification ​is awarded when schools ha​ve met all criteria for ​​​creating​ a “Safe, Supportive, and Collaborative Culture”​.​Marazano awardMarazano award

The high reliability school (HRS) program was created by Marzano Resources to help  transform schools into organizations that take proactive steps to ensure student success. Using a  research-based five-level hierarchy, along with leading and lagging indicators, educators learn to assess, monitor, and confirm the effectiveness of their schools.