Missouri Announces 2014 Gold Star Schools
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has announced its 2014 Gold Star Schools. Eight Schools have been recognized by the state:
Concord Elementary School (Lindberg Schools), St. Louis County, MO
East Elementary (Ozark R-VI School District), Ozark, MO
Festus Elementary School (Festus R-VI School District), Festus, MO
Henry Elementary School (Parkway C-2 School District), St. Louis County, MO
Lincoln College Prep (Kansas City 33 School District), Kansas City, MO
Long Elementary School (Lindbergh Schools), St. Louis County, MO
Mason Ridge Elementary School (Parkway C-2 School District), St. Louis County, MO
North Glendale Elementary School (Kirkwood R-VII School District), Kirkwood, MO
The Gold Star Schools program is a state-level recognition program administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education that honors schools that are high performing and/or are high performing while serving a significant portion of disadvantaged students.
Established in 1991, the the Gold Star Schools program aligns with the national Blue Ribbon Schools program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Recipients of the Gold Star Schools aware are nominated for the Blue Ribbon award, as well.
Eight schools were also recognized as Gold Star Schools in 2013.
Posted on Fri, April 11, 2014
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