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Parkway Has 'What Parents Want'
Parkway is one of only 28 Missouri school districts receiving recognition from SchoolMatch®, a national firm specializing in rating K-12 schools. Parkway has consistently received the SchoolMatch award since it was initiated in 1992. What are parents looking for in a school?
A compilation of over 95,000 parent questionnaires completed by SchoolMatch clients reveals parents most often look for school systems that are:
- competitive in academic test scores and academically solid, but not so rigorous as to intimidate their children
- recognized for excellence by a national foundation or by the U.S. Department of Education
- competitive in teacher salaries
- above average in instructional expenditures on a national percentile basis
- above average in expenditures for library/media services on a national percentile basis
- known for small class size