We're halfway through week seven of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, and the competition is really heating up as over 6,000 schools across the country vie for the coveted "top schools" spots. Here's a look at the performance so far.
Top 10 schools
- JACKSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (MCALLEN, TX)
- LIBERTY PARK ELEM SCHOOL (GREENACRES, FL)
- CARROLL ACADEMY (HOUSTON, TX)
- SUN VALLEY ELEMENTARY (MONROE, NC)
- BOGGY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (KISSIMMEE, FL)
- HERITAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (GREENACRES, FL)
- REEDY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (KISSIMMEE, FL)
- FLORA RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (KISSIMMEE, FL)
- ODOM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (HOUSTON, TX)
- BUSSEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (HOUSTON, TX)
Top 10 states with the highest school participation:
- New York
- North Carolina
Can these schools hold their leads all the way to September 5th? We'll find out.
Remember, if your school is participating the Summer Reading Challenge, you can track its progress all summer long using the interactive map feature on the website. In the meantime, keep up the excellent summer reading.