Public high schools from New Mexico, Ohio, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Washington, DC were chosen by state educational officials to be recognized for their commitment to education and propeling adolescents on the pathway to adult success.

New Mexico

Las Montañas Charter High School, Las Cruces, NM

Founded in 2007, LMCHS is a full-service Public Charter High School for grades 9-12, serving the students in the greater Las Cruces area and Doña Ana County. Designed to enhance student performance through professional development, supplemental instruction, supplemental counseling, academic support, educational opportunities, school programs, and technical support LMCHS, provides students an alternative to traditional public education. Visit their website.

Rocinante High School, Farmington, NM

Rocinante High School is the Farmington Municipal School District’s Flexible Scheduling, Virtual Program, Night School, Summer School, Credit Recovery, and Family School Program headquarters!

We specialize in helping students who have not been successful at other high schools, are behind credits, have children, are working from home and need a place for help and exams, or are incoming to the District to graduate. Visit their website.

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Belen High School, Belen, NM

Our mission explains our fundamental purpose: Successfully preparing all students for their futures.

Our vision captures the future we seek to create for our students: To be an educational model of excellence. Visit the school’s website.

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Hiroshi Miyamura High School, Gallup, NM

The Gallup McKinley County School District’s mission is to prepare our students for success. We empower and develop our students through building knowledge, promoting essential skills, and positive character trains while providing a safe and healthy learning environments and creating strong partnerships with parents, schools, and communities. Visit the school’s website.


Global Impact STEM Academy, Springfield, OH

Global Impact STEM Academy is an early-college high school certified in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) curriculum and has specialized its core gateways to lead our students from the time they begin high school until they enter college or into specialized professional industries that affect our day-to-day lives. Visit their website.

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Metro Early College High School, Columbus, OH

Our vision is to provide a small and intellectually vibrant learning community designed to serve students who want a personalized learning experience that prepares them for a connected world where math, science, and technology are vitally important. All Metro students engage in a personally relevant and academically rigorous curriculum within a safe and trusting environment.

Metro has a holistic approach to educating students—focusing on cognitive, social, emotional and physical development through experiential learning, service learning, and family and community support. Each family is an integral component of Metro’s decision-making process. Visit their website.

Dayton Regional STEM School, Kettering, OH

The Mission of the Dayton Regional STEM School is to prepare students with the skills necessary to compete in the global economy while nurturing in our young people the same enthusiasm for discovery, invention, and application that launched the vision for powered flight. This Mission is inspired by the Dayton region’s history, and is aimed at ensuring our community’s future success. Visit their website.

Bio-Med Science Academy, Rootstown, OH

Bio-Med Science Academy is an innovative, progressive, year-round public STEM+M school (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics + Medicine) that prepares students to succeed in the modern global economy. Visit the school’s website.

Valley STEM+M Academy, Youngtown, OH

The Valley STEM + ME2 Academy’s mission is to prepare students in 9-10 grade with skills necessary to compete in the global economy while nurturing the characteristics of discovery, invention, application, and entrepreneurship. Visit the school’s website.

Watch a video about Valley STEM+M Academy

Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Washington, DC

Walker High School, Walker, LA

Walker High School’s purpose is to provide a safe and positive learning environment where all students have the opportunity to discover their potential and achieve success through a diverse experience of rigorous, relevant, and interesting courses within a college or career curriculum.  Visit their website.


Revere High School, Revere, MA

Revere Public Schools Mission Statement: Provide personalized and meaningful education to all students so that they individually experience superior personal development by:

  • Engaging all members of our educational community in the decision-making   process
  • Ensuring rigor and relevance throughout all curricular areas
  • Ensuring positive relationships among all members of the school community
  • Fostering resilience within all members of the school community
  • Fostering and celebrating innovation throughout our system

Revere Public Schools Vision:
The vision of the Revere Public Schools “Theory of Change”  is to foster a system of continuous growth.  Our Theory of change is: Revere Public Schools Theory of Change

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Gulfport High School,
Gulfport, MS

The mission of the Gulfport School District is to INSPIRE each student to become a problem solver, lifelong learner, and a productive member of society. Visit the school’s website.

McKinley Tech High School, Washington, DC

MTHS is a premier STEM high school that provides a nurturing environment where school and community stakeholders empower all students to graduate as ethical, global citizens prepared for college and careers. Visit the school’s website.

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