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What type of awards has the Davis School District in Utah received?

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As of 2016, the Davis school district in Utah has been listed on the AP Honor roll, and Taylor Elementary, a school in the district, was listed as one of the top ten elementary schools in Utah. Taylor Elementary also received the Learning First award, and one of the teachers at this school received the KSL teacher feature in September 2015.

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The Davis school district has been listed on the AP Honor roll, an award established by the College Board, for six years, which is how long the award has existed. Davis is the only district in Utah that received this award six years in a row. To receive this award, school districts must increase participation in advanced placement classes by four percent over the previous three years, increase or maintain the amount of minority students taking the exams and, improve performance levels and increase the number of students who score a three or higher on the exams.

Taylor Elementary School was listed as the ninth best elementary school in Utah, according to DesertNews.com. It received an A grade with a proficiency score of 189 points out of 300. The school's language arts program received a score of 64 of 100 and a mathematics score of 68. The Learning First award is given to schools that show extraordinary achievement based on the Utah Comprehensive Accountability System.

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