Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco schools given Five Star School award
The Florida Department of Education today recognized more than 700 schools around the state for going above and beyond in family and community involvement in the 2016-17 school year.
The Five Star School Award is given to schools that meet all benchmarks and criteria in five categories: community/business partnerships, family involvement, volunteerism, student community service and school advisory council. Schools must also earn a grade of C or above.
In Tampa Bay, 95 schools were given the award in Hillsborough, 27 in Pinellas and 24 in Pasco. No Hernando schools received the award.
See the full list here.