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 began its pilot phase as a state-level recognition program!
About the Program
Who, what, where, how and more!
See who has won in past years.
Enrolling and tracking tool details.
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:
This is accomplished through:
Generating Whole School Sustainability
Sister & 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.