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Virginia Beach schools receive record number of Exemplar Performance School Awards

Virginia Beach schools receive record number of Exemplar Performance School Awards
Posted on 07/07/2020

The Virginia Board of Education has announced annual awards under their exemplar performance school recognition program, which honors schools in the Commonwealth for exceeding state accreditation standards, narrowing achievement gaps and improving outcomes for students.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) received nine 2020 Highest Achievement Exemplar Awards, more than any other school division in the state. Those schools are Arrowhead Elementary, Green Run Collegiate, Green Run Elementary, Kingston Elementary, North Landing Elementary, Ocean Lakes Elementary, Old Donation School, Rosemont Elementary and Shelton Park Elementary.

To earn this distinction, a school had to earn a state rating of “accredited” and meet the following benchmarks:

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