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Metro High School Shines as a 2024 Missouri Gold Star Recipient

Gold Star

In a prestigious acknowledgment of its commitment to excellence, Metro High School has been named a 2024 Missouri Gold Star School, positioning it as a nominee for the esteemed 2024 Blue Ribbon Exemplary High Performing School Award. This recognition comes from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), underscoring the school's exceptional achievements in academic excellence.

Metro High School, known for its robust educational programs and outstanding student outcomes, was evaluated by DESE and found to exemplify the qualities that merit the Gold Star designation. This honor highlights schools that not only meet high academic standards but also contribute significantly to the quality of public education in the state.

The principal and staff of Metro High School have been instrumental in leading the school to achieve such high levels of performance. Their innovative approaches to teaching and learning, combined with a strong emphasis on student support services, have set a benchmark for educational excellence in Missouri.

In the coming days, DESE will issue a press release and feature Metro High School on their official website, further celebrating this achievement. The school community is also eagerly anticipating the final results of the Blue Ribbon Schools Award process, hoping to add yet another accolade to their growing list of honors.

The District invites students, parents, and community members to join in celebrating this remarkable accomplishment. It is a shining moment of recognition that reflects the collective efforts and spirit of excellence that permeate every classroom and corridor of Metro High School.

Congratulations to everyone at Metro High School — a true "Gold Star" in Missouri’s educational landscape.