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  • 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.


  • Eight Missouri Schools Honored with Gold Star Recognition

    Eight Missouri schools were honored as Gold Star schools in 2013. Missouri’s 2013 Gold Star Schools are:

    Bolivar High School (Bolivar R-I School District), Bolivar, MO

    Brentwood High School (Brentwood School District), Brentwood, MO

    Lee’s Summit West High School (Lee’s Summit R-V-II School District), Lee’s Summit, MO

    Nixa High School (Nixa R-II School District), Nixa, MO

    Sappington Elementary School (Lindbergh Schools), St. Louis, MO

    Spokane High School (Spokane R-VII School District), Highlandville, MO

    Willow Springs High School (Willow Springs R-IV School District), Willow Springs, MO

    W.W. Keysor Elementary School (Kirkwood R-VII School District), Kirkwood, MO

    The Gold Star Schools Program is a state-level recognition program, administered by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Founded in 1991, the Gold Star Schools Program has rigorous criteria that are aligned with the national Blue Ribbon Schools program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

    The national Blue Ribbon programs identified both “high performing schools” and “improved schools”. Each of the eight schools recognized as Missouri Gold Star Schools have also been nominated for the national Blue Ribbon program. Blue Ribbon Schools will be announced by the U.S. Department of Education in Fall 2013.

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