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What Fresno County school district…

 

  • Has the Highest Graduation Rate in Fresno County over the past 5 years- 98%!
  • Had ALL District elementary schools achieve an Academic Performance Index score over 800!
  • Has Fresno County’s highest percentage of students accepted to Fresno State- 45%!
  • Has the County’s largest percentage of students in enrolled in Advanced Placement Courses- 38%!
  • Has the highest percentage of students enrolled in ROP/CTE classes in the County
  • Had the Fowler High School Academic Decathlon team win the Division 2 Championship in Fresno County FOUR of the past 6 years.
  • Had over 60,000 hours of  volunteer service earned over the past 5 years by students as part of its Service Learning Program
  • Has music offered to all students from 4th grade to high school… with nearly 60% of all FHS students enrolled in a Visual/ Performing Arts class
  • Had their Jazz Band, Marching Band, and Concert Choir all perform by INVITATION at Disneyland… ON THE SAME DAY! (March 16, 2013)
  • Won 16 League Championships and EIGHT Valley Titles over the past 3 years in various sports
  • Had seven different staff members receive recognition from various agencies in the Valley including FCOE, AMAE, and CSU Fresno
  • Had one of its elementary schools receive a Title I Academic Achievement Award from the California Department of Education– one of only 56 schools out 9,900 in the state of California
  • Had its Middle School recognized for its exemplary Character Education Program by the CSUF Bonner Center for Character Education– one of only 9 middle schools recognized in the Central Valley
  • Had an elementary school apply for and receive two Arts/ Music Grants – providing over $40,000 in funds for arts
  • Has a Million Dollar (plus) Grant approved for Birth to 3rd Grade Literacy and Reading Improvement
  • Had the High School FFA and Arts Department “Feature Booth” collaboration win “Best of Show” at the Big Fresno Fair
  • Had TWO students – out of only 12 total for the Valley – recognized as Academic All-Stars by the Fresno Bee for their grade level; and had FIVE of the 34 total students recognized as Honorable Mention in the Fresno Bee on June 2nd

 

These highlights only begin to tell the tale of the “Fowler Unified Experience”. To hear testimonials from people outside the Fowler Unified School District, please go to the following website/ podcasts where you will hear more about the unique experience students receive in Fowler Unified.

 

http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/education&id=9109941

http://www.1430espn.com/common/page.php?pt=podcasts&id=109 (Central Valley Sports Zone: 053113 Hour 2)

http://sis.fowlerusd.org/Misc/rjhill.mp3