Main Street High School in Kissimmee, Florida has received a financial award from the Florida Department of Education’s “School Recognition Program.” This award is based on a school’s ability to: sustain high performance, make excellent progress, demonstrate exemplary improvement due to innovation and effort, or by improving more than one letter grade and sustaining the improvement the following school year.
Main Street High School received the state’s highest rating of “Commendable”, along with Andrews High School in Pompano Beach, and Chambers High School in Homestead.
Mrs. Tiffany Ward, Principal of Main Street High said, “I am very proud of our team. They did an outstanding job. Hopefully, this will be the motivation for this school year too.”
Schools selected for “School Recognition Awards” receive financial awards depending on the availability of funds appropriated and the number and size of schools selected to receive an award. According to Florida state law, school recognition awards must be used for the following: Nonrecurring bonuses to the faculty and staff; Nonrecurring expenditures for educational equipment or materials to assist in maintaining and improving student performance; or temporary personnel for the school to assist in maintaining and improving student performance.