MINT HILL, N.C., August 7, 2014—National Heritage Academies (NHA), one
of the nation’s largest charter school management companies, awarded Queen’s
Grant Community School with three Eagle Awards. This is the 14th year NHA
honored its top performing schools with Eagle Awards.
Community School earned an Eagle Award for Schools of Excellence which means
the school had superior performance in academic achievement and full enrollment
for the 2012-2013 school year.
Christy Morrin reacted to the award by saying, “Our entire staff is committed
to academic excellence so it feels great to receive this honor. This is also an
award for the students who come to school every day ready to learn and take on
also brought home the Eagle Award for Student Attendance meaning the school
achieved outstanding student attendance with less than 27 percent of students
absent eight days or more, as well as the Eagle Award for Student Enrollment.
NHA encourages strong student attendance because less days missed equals more
learning time in the classroom.
Schools of Excellence, Student Attendance and Student Enrollment, NHA rewards
schools in other areas including: First Year Teacher Effectiveness, Employee
Engagement, Parent Satisfaction, and Academic Growth.
of schools is designed to eliminate achievement gaps and provide school choice
to families, with the clear objective of preparing children for success in high
school, college, and beyond.
Academies is a charter school management company operating 76 schools in nine
states for the 2013-2014 school year. It is currently serving more than 50,000
students in grades kindergarten through eighth.