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Schools of Character:  A Roadmap to Excellence

Schools of Character: A Roadmap to Excellence

Julian Elementary School | 2010 National School of Character | Nestled in the mountainous back country of San Diego County, this CA school's cutting-edge approach to education, rich social services and caring staff spur its diverse student body to dream big, help others, and strive for limitless academic achievement. Other schools might view 57% of students on free/reduced-price lunch as an impediment, but it doesn't deter JES in its mission to demand high academic and moral performance of…

Julian Elementary School | 2010 National School of Character | Nestled in the mountainous back country of San Diego County, this CA school's cutting-edge approach to education, rich social services and caring staff spur its diverse student body to dream big, help others, and strive for limitless academic achievement. Other schools might view 57% of students on free/reduced-price lunch as an impediment, but it doesn't deter JES in its mission to demand high academic and moral performance of…

Mindset Monday – A Pep Talk From Kid President

Mindset Monday – A Pep Talk From Kid President

"Be Awesome" Inspirational Video and kid president pep talk by soulpancake

Mark Twain Elementary School | 2011 National School of Character | Staff and students refer to the Big Four character traits: respect, responsibility, caring, and service. These core values have created a climate and culture where words such as “feels like a second home” are used to describe the school. Dramatic improvements in academics, coupled with reductions in disciplinary referrals and bullying behavior, constitute evidence of the culture and climate change that has happeend.

Mark Twain Elementary School | 2011 National School of Character | Staff and students refer to the Big Four character traits: respect, responsibility, caring, and service. These core values have created a climate and culture where words such as “feels like a second home” are used to describe the school. Dramatic improvements in academics, coupled with reductions in disciplinary referrals and bullying behavior, constitute evidence of the culture and climate change that has happeend.

Babylon Memorial Grade School | National School of Character 2008 |  Babylon Memorial Grade School, with a 17 percent minority population and more than 99 percent of its special education population fully mainstreamed, strives to foster acceptance of others. The four pillars of respect, responsibility, honesty, and empathy dominate every nook and cranny, but it is tolerance in thought and deed that gives the school its special character.

Babylon Memorial Grade School | National School of Character 2008 | Babylon Memorial Grade School, with a 17 percent minority population and more than 99 percent of its special education population fully mainstreamed, strives to foster acceptance of others. The four pillars of respect, responsibility, honesty, and empathy dominate every nook and cranny, but it is tolerance in thought and deed that gives the school its special character.

Sappington Elementary School | 2008 National School of Character | Kaye Rueschhoff, former Character Education Team coordinator, notes that “school culture has changed. Our approach to character education has evolved from a teacher-led focus to one that relies on student input.” Rueschhoff can give multiple examples of student leadership, such as students in the upper grades overseeing the daily school broadcast.

Sappington Elementary School | 2008 National School of Character | Kaye Rueschhoff, former Character Education Team coordinator, notes that “school culture has changed. Our approach to character education has evolved from a teacher-led focus to one that relies on student input.” Rueschhoff can give multiple examples of student leadership, such as students in the upper grades overseeing the daily school broadcast.

Seckman High School | 2010 National School of Character | This MO high school, with a fourfold stress on pride, achievement, teamwork, and heart, has shaped leaders who take ownership of their learning. Strong standards foster academic excellence, and a focus on service learning engenders empathy and a chance to change the world. Math teacher Valerie Adkins, who graduated from SHS 13 years ago, believes that service learning has added a new dimension to the school, helping students stay…

Seckman High School | 2010 National School of Character | This MO high school, with a fourfold stress on pride, achievement, teamwork, and heart, has shaped leaders who take ownership of their learning. Strong standards foster academic excellence, and a focus on service learning engenders empathy and a chance to change the world. Math teacher Valerie Adkins, who graduated from SHS 13 years ago, believes that service learning has added a new dimension to the school, helping students stay…

Greenfield Elementary School | 2009 National School of Character | "Follow and trust the CEP process. The defining moments of our growth centered on our self-assessment and our embracing the 11 Principles. I would highly recommend that any school that truly wants to implement a comprehensive character education program adhere to the 11 Principles. This will guide a staff more significantly than any packaged program and will result in more effective changes."   -Donald E. Tobe, Principal

Greenfield Elementary School | 2009 National School of Character | "Follow and trust the CEP process. The defining moments of our growth centered on our self-assessment and our embracing the 11 Principles. I would highly recommend that any school that truly wants to implement a comprehensive character education program adhere to the 11 Principles. This will guide a staff more significantly than any packaged program and will result in more effective changes." -Donald E. Tobe, Principal

Lake Carolina Elementary | 2010 National School of Character | Parents say Lake Carolina gives their children “everything they need to be great human beings” when describing the special qualities of this idyllic school. Parents indicate how Lake Carolina students show remarkable courtesy and empathy. The irony is that when Lake Carolina opened eight years ago in response to rezoning caused by a population spurt, parents were reluctant to give up their old, familiar school for this new…

Lake Carolina Elementary | 2010 National School of Character | Parents say Lake Carolina gives their children “everything they need to be great human beings” when describing the special qualities of this idyllic school. Parents indicate how Lake Carolina students show remarkable courtesy and empathy. The irony is that when Lake Carolina opened eight years ago in response to rezoning caused by a population spurt, parents were reluctant to give up their old, familiar school for this new…

Character.org has named 68 National Schools of Character and 4 National Districts of Character. See the complete list!

Character.org has named 68 National Schools of Character and 4 National Districts of Character. See the complete list!

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