All public and private schools in Palm Beach and Martin Counties.
The goal of this program is to recognize schools that have made efforts to create a culture of sustainability within their school environments. Each year, schools are judged in six categories and awarded points based on the Green Schools Recognition Program Rubric. Our program is based on the belief that going green is a journey, and that all green strides should be celebrated. To reflect this, there are three levels of recognition for a Green School:
IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR: We have adapted our application and recognition process this year in acknowledgement of the significant challenges schools are facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year, current Green Schools will have the opportunity to extend their 2019-20 recognition status through the 2020-21 school year by submitting a brief status report in place of the standard GSRP application. The 2021 status report form includes the following components:
For more information about updates to the recognition process for both current and new schools this year, please see How To Apply.
This year's new 2021 GSRP status report is due by FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021.
All schools will be notified of their recognition status by late March 2021.
For information about how your school can become a Green School, please contact us!