2008 State Schools of Character
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California

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State Sponsor: Center for Youth Citizenship

  • Marengo Ranch Elementary School
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Galt Joint Union Elementary School District
    Galt, California
  • Mulberry School
    Los Gatos, California

 

Florida

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State Sponsor: The Golden Rule Foundation

  • Aventura City of Excellence School
    (National School of Character)
    Miami-Dade County Schools
    Aventura, Florida
  • Endeavour Elementary School
    State School of Character
    Broward County Schools
    Cocoa, Florida
  • Sawgrass Lake Elementary School
    Pinellas County Schools
    St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Seminole Elementary School
    Pinellas County Schools
    Seminole, Florida
  • Wilton Manors Elementary School
    (National School of Character)
    Broward County Schools
    Wilton Manors, Florida

 

Georgia

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State Sponsor: Kennesaw State University

  • Gainesville High School
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Gainesville City Schools
    Gainesville, Georgia

 

Illinois

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State Sponsor: University of Illinois Extension

  • Franklin Elementary School
    Belleville School District #118
    Belleville, Illinois
  • Hinsdale Central High School
    (National Schools of Character Winner)
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86
    Hinsdale, Illinois

 

Iowa

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State Sponsor: Institute for Character Development at Drake University

  • Malcolm Price Laboratory School
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Pocahontas Area Community School District
    Pocahontas, Iowa

 

Kansas

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State Sponsor: Kansas State Department of Education

  • Robinson Middle School
    Unified School District #501
    Topeka, Kansas
  • Sterling High School
    Unified School District #376
    Sterling, Kansas

 

Maryland

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State Sponsor: Maryland Center for Character Education

  • Dynard Elementary School
    St. Mary’s County Public Schools
    Chaptico, Maryland
  • Westminster East Middle School
    Carroll County Public Schools
    Westminster, Maryland

 

Massachusetts

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State Sponsor: Hudson Public School District, the Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character at Boston University, and the Massachusetts Department of Education

  • Col. John Robinson School
    Westford Public Schools
    Westford, Massachusetts
  • Mill Pond School
    (Nationals Schools of Character Finalist)
    Westborough Public Schools
    Westborough, Massachusetts

 

Minnesota

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State Sponsor: Minnesota Synergy & Leadership Exchange

  • Orono Public School District
    Long Lake, Minnesota

 

Missouri

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State Sponsor: CHARACTERplus

  • Bayless Junior High School
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Bayless Consolidated School District
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Bowles Elementary School
    Rockwood School District
    Fenton, Missouri
  • Mark Twain Elementary School
    Brentwood Public Schools
    Brentwood, Missouri
  • Sappington Elementary School
    (National School of Character)
    Lindbergh School District
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Sullivan Primary School
    Sullivan School District
    Sullivan, Missouri
  • Valley Park Middle School
    (National School of Character)
    Valley Park School District
    Valley Park, Missouri

 

New Jersey

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State Sponsor: New Jersey Center for Social and Character Development at Rutgers University and the New Jersey Department of Education

  • Brigantine Elementary School
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Brigantine School District
    Brigantine, New Jersey
  • Hamilton Township School District
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Hamilton, New Jersey
  • Horace Mann Elementary School
    Cherry Hill School District
    Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • Lawrenceville Elementary School
    Lawrence Township Public Schools
    Lawrenceville, New Jersey
  • Livingston Park Elementary School
    North Brunswick Township
    North Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Lore Elementary School
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Ewing Township School District
    Ewing, New Jersey
  • Veterans Memorial Elementary School
    Brick Township School District
    Brick, New Jersey
  • Woodcrest Elementary School
    Cherry Hill School District
    Cherry Hill, New Jersey

 

New York

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State Sponsor: Academy for Character Education at the Sage Colleges

  • Babylon Memorial Grade School
    (National School of Character)
    Babylon School District
    Babylon, New York
  • Waterloo Middle School
    (National School of Character)
    Waterloo Central Schools
    Waterloo, New York

 

North Carolina

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State Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

  • Winter Park Elementary School
    New Hanover County Schools
    Wilmington, North Carolina

 

Ohio

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State Sponsor: Ohio Partners in Character Education, Ohio Department of Education, and Ohio Better Business Bureaus

  • Herman K. Ankeney Middle School
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Beavercreek City Schools
    Beavercreek, Ohio

 

Texas

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State Sponsor: Houston, Dallas, and Klein Independent School Districts

  • West Intermediate School
    Cedar Hill Independent School District
    Cedar Hill, Texas

 

Utah

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State Sponsor: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Center for Community of Caring at the University of Utah

  • Scott M. Matheson Junior High School
    Granite School District
    Magna, Utah
  • William Penn Elementary School
    Granite School District
    Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Virginia

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State Sponsor: Greater Roanoke Valley Character Coalition

  • Arlington Traditional School
    (National Schools of Character Finalist)
    Arlington Public Schools
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Roanoke County Schools
    Roanoke, Virginia