The East Irondequoit Central School District has received an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Magna Awards Program selected by the American School Board Journal. The district’s entry entitled, “Building a Future”, was one of only 33 throughout the nation selected for recognition.
“Building a Future” details the steps the district has taken to improve the opportunities available to an ever changing student population. Over the past eight years, EICSD has implemented a number of programs including The International Baccalaureate, AVID, Project Lead the Way and increased the number of dual credit courses available through Monroe Community College. During that same time period graduation rates at Eastridge High School have increased from 74% to 96% while the poverty rate throughout the district has gone from 34% to more than 50%.