School of Excellence

National PTA School of Excellence recognition program opens the lines of communication and critical thinking within school communities to make data-driven decisions that yield positive, long-term results. School of Excellence is committed to supporting and recognizing partnerships between local PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.
Steps to Becoming a National PTA School of Excellence

Step 1. Enroll and Gain Support (June 1 – Oct. 15 - extended from Oct. 1)

Step 2. Deploy Baseline Survey (Sep. – Nov.)

Step 3. Set a Shared Objective (Sep. – Nov.)

Step 4. Complete Initial Application (Submit by Nov. 15 - extended from Nov. 1)

Step 5. Follow Roadmap to Excellence (Throughout School Year)

Step 6. Deploy Final Survey (March – June)

Step 7. Complete Final Application (Submit by June 1)

Step 8. Celebrate Your Excellence (Aug.)

GISD 2021 - 2023
School Of Excellence
  • Austin Academy PTA
  • Carl Herfurth Elementary PTA
  • Ida Handley PTA
  • Kimberlin Academy PTA
  • John W. Armstrong Elementary PTA
  • Luke and Betty Abbett PTA
  • Southgate Elementary PTA
  • Sachse High School PTSA
  • Spring Creek PTA

Congratulations 2022-2024

GISD Schools of Excellence

  • Brandenburg PTA
  • Garland High PTA
  • Liberty Grove PTA
  • Spring Creek PTA
  • Keeley PTA