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What is an A+ School Of Excellence?

Schools who earn the distinguished A+ School of Excellence™ Award go above and beyond the everyday practices that all schools are expected to implement. 

Schools that ultimately earn the A+ School of Excellence™ designation consistently share the following traits:

  • Model quality and equity

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to academic excellence

  • Respond successfully to the changing environment of education

  • Cultivate learning-centered, safe school environments

  • Encourage innovative instruction by supporting teachers

  • Actively address students' social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs

  • Demonstrate superior ability to go above and beyond the norm in providing services tochildren, families, and the local community

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