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High-Flying Schools

High Flying School schools are excelling academically while serving a large percentage of underrepresented or underserved populations. To be considered for the award, schools demonstrate initiatives and collaborations that are ensuring growth and advancement for the students they support.

Award Information

Each school selected as a 2024 High-Flying School will receive an honorarium of $1000 per school and complimentary registration for two people to attend the 2024 NYAR Conference on March 3 – 6, 2024.

Each school will be recognized and asked to share their school success in a virtual presentation.

2023 National High-Flying Schools:

Dooly County Elementary

2022 National High-Flying Schools:

Hunter Hills Elementary

Margaret Lindemeyer School

2021 National High-Flying Schools:

Cedar Forest Elementary from Fredericksburg, VA

Reedy Creek Magnet Middle School from Cary, NC

Samuel E. Hubbard Elementary School from Forsyth, GA

2020 National High-Flying Schools:

The Military Magnet Academy from North Charleston, South Carolina

The Medical Academy for Science and Technology from Homestead, Florida

Liberty Middle School from Lemoore, California

Patterson Elementary School from Patterson, Georgia

March 3-6, 2024   |   #NYAR24

Last updated: 10/3/2023