overall five star award

Gurney Elementary, Chagrin Falls Intermediate School, Chagrin Falls Middle School and Chagrin Falls High School have achieved the prestigious Overall 5-Star Award for their school’s results on the 2022-2023 Traditional Report Card. 

“This remarkable accomplishment reflects your unwavering commitment to excellence and the outstanding services you provide to your students and the community,” said Director Stephen D. Dackin, Ohio Department of Education & Workforce.  “This award is a testament to your dedication, hard work, and the quality of education you offer to your students. It recognizes the devoted teachers and staff who consistently go above and beyond, ensuring that all students receive exceptional learning and instruction. Your tireless efforts in nurturing young minds, fostering a positive learning environment, and promoting holistic development has not gone unnoticed. Your impact extends far beyond the classroom, shaping the future leaders of tomorrow.”

“May the Overall 5-Star Award serve as a source of pride and motivation that continues to inspire, innovate, and make a difference in the lives of your students,” continued Dackin. “Your dedication to excellence sets a shining example for educational institutions everywhere.”

“This accomplishment is a testament to our collective spirit of dedication, innovation, and excellence. It speaks volumes about the quality of education and the nurturing environment we provide, made possible by our educators, administrators, support staff, and, most importantly, our students,” said Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Penczarski, Chagrin Falls Schools. “Our shared vision of inspiring each individual to grow and thrive has been recognized at the highest level, and this serves as a beacon of what we can achieve together. I extend my heartfelt thanks to every member of our school community for their role in this journey. Together, we are setting a shining example for educational communities everywhere.”