Gold and Silver School Awards

The Florida Department of Education presents the Golden and Silver School Awards to recognize exemplary programs, which promote parent and community involvement in education.

The Golden School Award recognizes elementary, secondary and adult schools that meet the following criteria:

  1. A minimum of 80 percent of the school staff participated in training related to school volunteerism.
  2. A school volunteer coordinator is designated for recruitment, placement, training and supervision of school volunteers.
  3. The total number of hours of volunteer service equals twice the number of students enrolled in the school. Any volunteer activity that contributes to student improvement may be counted. (Example: fundraising)

The Silver School Award is presented to recognize secondary schools that meet the following criteria:

  1. The school must have a school volunteer coordinator who provides coordination of the program, placement of students, orientation/training for the staff, student/program evaluation and student volunteer supervision.
  2. The school must have a volunteer coordinator who provides coordination of the program, placement of the secondary students, orientation/training for the receiving staff, student/program evaluation, and student volunteer supervision.
  3. Student volunteers and faculty must both receive orientation and training.
  4. The composite student volunteer hours must equal at least one half the total number of students (FTE count) in the sending school (i.e., 2,000 students – 1,000 volunteer hours.)
  5. Elementary schools are not eligible for this award.

*http://www.fldoe.org/schools/family-community/activities-programs/volunteer-community-involvement/the-golden-silver-schools-awards.stml

Gold School Awards:

Allapattah Flats

Bayshore

C. A. Moore

Fairlawn

Floresta

Forest Grove

F. K. Sweet

Ft. Pierce Central

Ft. Pierce Westwood

Lakewood Park

Lawnwood

Lincoln Park

Mariposa

Morningside

Northport

Oak Hammock

Palm Pointe

Parkway

Port St. Lucie High

Rivers Edge

Samuel S. Gaines

Savanna Ridge

Southern Oaks

Southport

St. Lucie Elem.

St. Lucie West K-8

St. Lucie West Centennial

Treasure Coast

Village Green

Weatherbee

West Gate

White City

Windmill Point

Silver School Awards:

Ft. Pierce Central

Ft. Pierce Westwood

Forest Grove

Lincoln Park

Northport

Port St. Lucie

St. Lucie West Centennial

St. Lucie West K-8

Southern Oaks

Southport

Treasure Coast