Highland Park Elementary School recently earned Lighthouse School of Academic Distinction status from Franklin Covey Education for the school’s Leader In Me program. All grade levels at Highland Park have been involved in the Leader In Me program since 2013.
The status recognizes Leader In Me schools that have met rigorous requirements to achieve and maintain Lighthouse School Certification and shown exemplary academic growth or proficiency as measured by state accountability standards. Highland Park’s percentile ranking was 90 in Missouri.
Highland Park earned the Lighthouse School status through Leader In Me in spring 2017. Other R-7 schools participating in the Leader In Me are Pleasant Lea Elementary and Prairie View Elementary.