Dozens of Duval, St. Johns Schools Win Florida's Five Star Award

Oct 9, 2017

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The Florida Department of Education has released its annual list of schools across the state that earned the Five Star School Award.

To earn Five Star School recognition, a school must show that it has achieved all of the benchmarks and criteria in five categories:

1.)    Community/Business Partnerships

2.)    Family Involvement,

3.)    Volunteerism

4.)    Student Community Service and School Advisory Council

5.)    Schools must earn a grade of “C” or above or a school improvement rating of “Maintaining” or “Commendable” for the year being recognized.

The following schools in Northeast Florida received the Five Star School Award for the 2016-2017 school year:

Duval

  • Alimacani Elementary School
  • Atlantic Beach Elementary School
  • Baldwin Middle-Senior High School
  • Bartram Springs Elementary School
  • Beauclerc Elementary School
  • Cedar Hills Elementary School
  • Crystal Springs Elementary School
  • Duncan U. Fletcher Middle School
  • Enterprise Learning Academy
  • Fishweir Elementary School
  • Holiday Hill Elementary School
  • Jacksonville Beach Elementary School
  • John N.C. Stockton Elementary School
  • Loretto Elementary School
  • Mandarin High School Mandarin Oaks Elementary School
  • Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School
  • Neptune Beach Elementary School
  • Oceanway Elementary School
  • Reynolds Lane Elementary School
  • Sabal Palm Elementary School
  • Sandalwood High School
  • Seabreeze Elementary School
  • Twin Lakes Academy Elementary School

St. Johns

  • Durbin Creek Elementary School
  • Julington Creek Elementary School
  • Ketterlinus Elementary School
  • Mill Creek Elementary School
  • Pacetti Bay Middle School
  • PV/PV Rawlings Elementary School
  • R.B. Hunt Elementary School
  • Timberlin Creek Elementary School
  • Valley Ridge Academy
  • W.D. Hartley Elementary School
  • Wards Creek Elementary School

“As a former teacher and principal, I have seen firsthand the positive impact family and community involvement can have on the lives of students. I commend our state’s parents, guardians and community members for going above and beyond for Florida’s students and the schools for encouraging parent and community involvement,” said Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart in an email to WJCT News.

You can see the full list of schools across the state that received the Five Star School Award here