Congratulations to STEAM Academy of Warren for winning three Accely awards at the annual leadership summit held this July. The school was recognized for outstanding leadership, strong academic performance, and enrollment growth – taking home coveted awards including Gold School and Principal of the Year.
Recognizing the hard work and success of our schools and school leaders is an important tradition at ACCEL Schools. While schools across the country are still recovering from challenges related to the pandemic, we have seen a surge in success from schools serving historically underrecognized communities.
“We are mission driven to make quality education available to all children regardless of geographic location or life circumstances,” said ACCEL Schools CEO Ron Packard who presented the awards on July 17. “It is an honor to recognize the staff and leadership who are putting ACCEL’s ideals into action and creating positive change in the lives of the students and communities who need it most.”
STEAM Academy of Warren received the following 2023 ACCELY awards:
Highest Score in Science
Based on state testing data, STEAM Academy of Warren was ACCEL’s top scoring school in science–a testament to the school’s STEM focus and committed teachers and staff.
Gold School Award
The Gold School Award recognizes the highest achieving schools in the ACCEL network. This prestigious award went to 10 schools in 2023 that demonstrated strong academic outcomes as well as positive enrollment growth. While experiencing a 12% growth in enrollment, STEAM Academy of Warren boosted PI scores to 82.12–a jump of 13 points!
Principal of the Year Award
Congratulations to Principal Wendy Thomas who was recognized for her role in accelerating academic excellence and boosting enrollment at STEAM Academy of Warren. In her first year as principal, the school won a 2022 Accely for School of the Year. The extraordinary progress continues with this year’s PI score, solidifying STEAM Academy of Warren as a top performing school in Ohio.
Congratulations to every member of our STEAM Academy community for contributing to our success in 2023. We are honored to accept these Accely awards on behalf of our entire team and look forward to another extraordinary school year.
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