Awards

National Blue Ribbon Schools Logo

National Blue Ribbon Schools

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

  • 2023 Marshall Elementary School
  • 2020 & 2007 Wilson Elementary School
  • 2019 & 2011 West Park Place Elementary School
  • 2010 Gallaher Elementary School
  • 2007 McVey Elementary School
  • 1984 Christiana High School
  • 1983 Shue Middle School

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National ESEA Distinguished Schools

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

  • 2019 Christiana High / MSHA
  • 2020 McVey Elementary
  • 2018 West Park Place Elementary
  • 2015 Marshall Elementary
  • 2014 Wilson Elementary
  • 2013 Maclary Elementary

National PTA School of Excellence

National PTA School of Excellence

The National PTA Schools of Excellence recognizes schools for their commitment to building an inclusive and welcoming school-community where all families contribute to enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.

  • 2019-2021 Maclary Elementary, Smith Elementary
  • 2018-2020 Downes Elementary

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Delaware PBS Recognition

The Delaware Positive Behavior Support Project (DE-PBS) offers annual recognition to schools that exemplify specific components of the DE-PBS Key Features.

  • 2022-2023 Brader Elementary, Gallaher Elementary, Keene Elementary, Kirk Middle, Shue-Medill Middle
  • 2021-2022 Keene Elementary, Shue-Medill Middle
  • 2020-2021 Keene Elementary, Shue-Medill Middle
  • 2019-2020 Keene Elementary
  • 2018-2019 Gallaher Elementary, Keene Elementary, Shue-Medill Middle
  • 2017-2018 Gallaher Elementary, Keene Elementary, Pulaski Elementary, Wilson Elementary, Shue-Medill Middle
  • 2016-2017 Elbert-Palmer Elementary, Gallaher Elementary, Pulaski Elementary, Smith (Jennie E.) Elementary, West Park Place Elementary, Shue-Medill Middle
  • 2015-2016 Gallaher Elementary, Keene Elementary, Leasure Elementary, McVey Elementary, Smith Elementary, Wilson Elementary
  • For 2009-2015 winners, click here.

Delaware Compassionate Champion Award

Delaware Compassionate Champion Award

The Compassionate Champion Awards recognizes organizations and individuals in Delaware providing exemplary trauma-informed care.

  • 2021 Education: Sarah Pyle Academy, The Bancroft School (1st runner up)
  • 2020 Emerging Champion: The Bayard School

Additional Awards & Accolades

The Christina School District and its dedicated staff, schools, and programs have been recognized with numerous awards and honors for their outstanding achievements. Some of the additional accolades they have received include:

  • 2023 Annual Policy and Practice Institute: Delaware’s Conference on Public Education Assistant Superintendent of the Year
  • 2023 Annual Policy and Practice Institute: Delaware’s Conference on Public Education Chief Financial Officer of the Year
  • 2022 AASA Superintendent of the Year for the State of Delaware
  • 2019-2020 Glasgow High School - Air Force Junior ROTC Outstanding Organization Award