2013 State Schools of Character

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Alabama

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State Sponsor: Character@Heart

  • Vestavia Hills Elementary East
    Vestavia Hills

Florida

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State Sponsor: Florida Intentional Character Partnership

  • Apollo Beach Elementary School
    Apollo Beach
  • Imagine School at Town Center
    Palm Coast

Illinois

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State Sponsor: University of St. Francis College of Education; Will County Character Coalition

  • Alton Middle School
    Alton

Maryland

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State Sponsor: Maryland Center for Character Education at Stevenson University

  • Beltsville Academy
    Beltsville
  • East Middle School
    Westminster
  • John Poole Middle School
    Poolesville
  • Mary B. Neal Elementary School
    Waldorf
  • Thomas Stone High School
    Waldorf

Michigan

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State Sponsor: Japhet School; Michigan Department of Education

  • Berkshire Middle School
    Beverly Hills
  • Quarton Elementary School
    Birmingham

Minnesota

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State Sponsor: Synergy & Leadership Exchange

  • Orono Public Schools
    Long Lake

Missouri

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State Sponsor: CHARACTERplus; St. Louis Rams

  • Beasley Elementary School
    St. Louis
  • Bernard Middle School
    St. Louis
  • Bierbaum Elementary School
    St. Louis
  • Chesterfield Elementary School
    Chesterfield
  • Christian Ott Elementary School
    Independence
  • Discovery Ridge Elementary School
    O’Fallon
  • Independence Elementary School
    St. Charles
  • Jefferson City Academic Center
    Jefferson City
  • LaSalle Springs Middle School
    Wildwood
  • Marian Middle School
    St. Louis
  • Mehlville High School
    St. Louis
  • Oakville Elementary School
    St. Louis
  • Old Bonhomme Elementary School
    St. Louis
  • William Chrisman High School
    Independence
  • Willow Brook Elementary School
    St. Louis

New Jersey

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State Sponsor: New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional and Character Development

  • Berlin Community School
    Berlin
  • Cherry Hill Alternative High School
    Cherry Hill
  • Cherry Hill High School West
    Cherry Hill
  • Gibbsboro School
    Gibbsboro
  • Hanover Park Regional High School District
    East Hanover
  • James A. McDivitt Elementary School
    Old Bridge
  • Lawrence Middle School
    Lawrenceville
  • Leroy Gordon Cooper Elementary School
    Cliffwood Beach
  • Madison Park Elementary School
    Parlin
    Pennsauken Campus of the Camden County Technical Schools
    Pennsauken
  • Theunis Dey School
    Wayne

New York

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State Sponsor: Academy for Character Education the Sage Colleges

  • Cleveland Elementary School
    Cleveland

North Carolina

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State Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

  • Guilford County Schools
    Greensboro

Ohio

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

  • Orrville City Schools
    Orrville

Oklahoma

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State Sponsor: Character Council of Central Oklahoma

  • Rougher Alternative Academy
    Muskogee

Pennsylvania

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State Sponsor: DeSales University

  • Halifax Area School District
    Halifax
  • Pennell Elementary School
    Aston

South Carolina

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State Sponsor: Palmetto Character Council

  • Mt. Gallant Elementary School
    Rock Hill
  • Round Top Elementary School
    Blythewood
  • Wren Elementary School
    Piedmont

Texas

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State Sponsor: Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA)

  • Kimberlin Academy for Excellence
    Garland
  • North Pointe Elementary School
    Houston
  • O.A. Peterson Elementary School
    Fort Worth


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If you would like to see a list of all national award winners from 1998 through 2011, you can view them:

See state activity in the National Schools of Character program.