MADISON, Ala. – Madison Academy has been named a Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School.
In order to receive the designation from Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, the school had to meet qualifying criteria in nine different areas:
- Student Focus and Support
- School Organization and Culture
- Challenging Standards and Curriculum
- Active Teaching and Learning
- Technology Integration
- Professional Community
- Leadership and Educational Vitality
- School, Family and Community Partnerships
- Indicators of Success
According to a news release, Madison Academy President Terry Davis called the designation a “team effort.”
“I applaud the hard work of our administrators and teachers, the encouragement of our board, and the financial support of LAMA, corporations, and individuals who believe in our mission,” said Davis.
According to Blue Ribbon’s website,
“Blue Ribbon Lighthouse Schools commit to sharing expertise and exemplary practices with other schools on a local, regional, and national level as well as providing mentoring and networking to schools seeking guidance and assistance in school improvement initiatives.”
This designation lasts for five years.