Local school is one of only seven schools in the southeastern United States to receive back-to-back Blue Ribbon Awards.
Published: January 24, 2018
By: Courtesy of Prince of Peace Catholic School
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Prince of Peace Catholic School recently received the prestigious Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School of Excellence Award at the Blue Ribbon organization’s annual conference. School Assistant Principal Andy Rothery accepted the award on behalf of Prince of Peace.
This presentation marks the second consecutive Blue Ribbon award for Prince of Peace Catholic School. Only seven other southeastern United States schools have received back-to-back Blue Ribbon awards.
Criteria for the award included a survey of the school’s stakeholders (parents, students, faculty, staff and administrators) which showed resounding support for the school’s initiatives and programs. Other categories of criteria that the school successfully met were: focus and support; school organization and culture; challenging standards and curriculum; active teaching and learning; technology integration; professional community; leadership and educational vitality; school, family and community partnerships, as well as indicators of success.