Covington High honored for being tops in academics | News
Tipton County Schools' Covington High School for winning the State Collaborative on Reforming Education Prize award.
That's in addition to $10,000 at last week's ceremony at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
Covington High School serves 790 students, 9 through 12 grade. 72 percent of the school's student population is economically disadvantaged.
The school has significantly improved its students' performance on the Algebra I End of Course exam.
The school's college going rate increased 10 percentage points as well.
You can see Tipton County's video about the SCORE Prize here.