Using the following criteria, nominate a “High-Flying School” for national recognition:
The school ranks at the 75th percentile or higher in at least three academic subjects in at least two grade levels.
The school’s student population is comprised of at least 50% of students living at or below poverty level as defined by the federal lunch program for public schools.
The school’s student population is comprised of 50% or more minority students. Please list the subgroups and their percentage of the student population.
The school demonstrates high levels of collaboration with community and/or university in addressing youth-at-risk issues within the school and community.
The school provides opportunities for students to develop citizenship skills at school and in the community.
School curriculum includes objectives and activities related to the growth of students as individuals who are successful members of a democratic society.