Fairview High School has been recognized as a 2020-21 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School. It is one of just 204 high schools across the U.S. to receive this honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through PLTW [Computer Science, Biomedical Science, Engineering]. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of PreK-12 students and teachers in over 12,200 schools across the U.S.
The PLTW Distinguished School recognition honors schools committed to increasing student access, engagement, and achievement in their PLTW programs. To be eligible for the designation, Fairview High School had to meet the following criteria in the 2019-20 school year:
- Had 95 percent of students take the End-of-Course (EoC) Assessments;
- Had 25 percent of students or more participate in PLTW courses, or of those who participated in PLTW, at least 33 percent took two or more PLTW courses;
- Offer and had students enrolled in at least three PLTW courses;
- Had strategies and procedures in place that support reasonably proportional representation with regard to race, ethnicity, poverty, gender and can support such claims with relevant data.
Fairview Park City Schools has received the following Project Lead the Way recognition over the past several years.
2017-2018: FPCS receives PLTW Distinguished District Award
2018-2019: MMS receives PLTW Distinguished Gateway Award
2019-2020: MMS receives PLTW Distinguished Gateway Award
2020-2021: MMS receives PLTW Distinguished Gateway Award
2020-2021: FHS receives PLTW Distinguished High School Award