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Awards & Recognitions

2017 California Green Ribbon School
The California Green Ribbon Schools Award Program honors schools for demonstrating progress toward reducing environment impact, improving the health and wellness of students and staff and providing effective environmental education. Goethe International Charter School was recognized as a Green Ribbon School - Silver Level by the California Department of Education for excellence in whole school sustainability.


2016 California Gold Ribbon School
The California Gold Ribbon Schools Program honors some of California’s outstanding public schools. Schools that are selected demonstrate exemplary achievement in implementing state standards. Goethe International Charter School’s International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme was the model program recognized by the California Department of Education.


2014 California Distinguished School

The California Distinguished School is an award given by the California State Board of Education to public schools within the state that best represent exemplary and quality educational programs. Goethe International Charter School’s two signature practices, the Triadic Agreements and Teacher Collaboration release time, were recognized for this award.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accreditation
The Accrediting Commission for Schools collaborates with the California Department of Education in order to align the accreditation process with the planning process that helps schools identify and implement school improvement needs and supports accountability. Accreditation is integral to our school’s cycle of assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring and reassessment based upon student achievement. Goethe International Charter School received accreditation in 2014.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorization
Goethe International Charter School successfully completed the International Baccalaureate’s authorization in 2014 to implement the Primary Years Programme.