Five Star School Award
The Five Star School Award was created by the Commissioner's Community Involvement Council and is presented annually to those schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement. In order to earn Five Star School recognition, a school must show documentation that it has achieved 100 percent of the established criteria in the following categories. Schools must also earn a grade of "C" or above, or school improvement rating of "maintaining or improving" for the year of nomination.
  • Business partnerships
  • Family Involvement
  • Volunteerism
  • Student Community Service
  • School Advisory Councils

Golden School Award

The Golden School Award is presented annually to recognize exemplary schools which promote parent and community engagement in education. The Golden School Award recognizes elementary, secondary and adult schools with exemplary volunteer programs that meet the following criteria:
  • 80% of the school's staff is trained in school volunteerism
  • School has a designated volunteer coordinator
  • Total number of volunteer service hours equals or exceeds the number of students enrolled

State School of Excellence
Florida Statute Section 1003.631 requires the State Board of Education to designate a school as a School of Excellence if the school’s percentage of possible points earned in its school grade calculation is in the 80th percentile or higher for schools comprised of the same grade groupings for at least two of the last three school years. © 2022 Flagler Schools