Missouri Green Schools helps schools set, achieve, and recognize environmental sustainability, health and learning goals.

Apply to Become a Green Ribbon School Honoree

Apply to become a 2021 Green Ribbon School honoree now! Applications are due January 22, 2021. For more information visit the honoree page or email mgs@meea.org.

Parkway School District

Meet one of the 2020 honorees for the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School from Missouri

Sunrise R-IX in De Soto

Meet one of the 2020 honorees for the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School from Missouri

MICDS - St Louis

Meet one of the 2020 honorees for the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School from Missouri

EE 30 Under 30 2020

Young EE Leaders Define What a Sustainable & Equitable Future Means to Them

MGS Seeking Pilot Schools

Missouri Green Schools is a free tracking and recognition program designed to help PreK-12 schools in Missouri improve the health and wellness of students and staff, reduce environmental impact, and incorporate environmental and sustainability education.

Become a Green School: Start by exploring here.

Missouri Green Schools provides the tools and resources for schools to set and track environmental, health, and sustainability education goals that lead to recognition and cost savings for a wellness focused future. Since 2016, Missouri Green Schools has partnered with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to nominate Missouri schools for the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award. In 2020, Missouri Green Schools is beginning its pilot phase as a state-level recognition program!

About the Program

Who, what, where, how and more!

Honorees

See who has won in past years.

Getting Started

Enrolling and tracking tool details.

Resources

Regional Partner Network, Support Programs and Project ideas!

Missouri Green Schools takes a wholistic approach in goal setting and implementing changes in schools.

Green Schools strive to:

Strive To

This is accomplished through:

Accomplish

Generating Whole School Sustainability

Three Pillars

Sister & Support Programs

Sister and Support Programs

Congratulations to the 2020 U.S. Deptartment of Education Green Ribbon Schools from Missouri!

These schools exemplify what it means to be a green school, and we are proud they have achieved this distinction.

Parkway School District–Not One, but Two Sustainability Coordinators
Mary Institute Country Day School–Infusing Sustainability throughout the Curriculum, Buildings, and Landscape
Sunrise School–Leveraging Partnerships to Generate Momentum
Get the short story here or find each school’s full application in the GRS Honorees link below.