Fairfield Elementary named a School of Excellence
Shreveport Times. Staff. August 01, 2018.
National PTA recently recognized Fairfield Elementary Magnet School and Fairfield Elementary Magnet School PTA as a 2018-2020 School of Excellence for their commitment to building an inclusive and welcoming school community where all families contribute to enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.

“Research shows that when families and schools work together, students do better in school and schools improve,” Jim Accomando, president of National PTA, said.

"Fairfield Elementary Magnet School and Fairfield Elementary Magnet School PTA have worked hard to strengthen their family-school partnership and create an environment where all families feel welcomed and empowered to support student success. We are pleased to recognize them as a National PTA School of Excellence.” 

National PTA’s School of Excellence program helps PTAs become partners in identifying and implementing school improvement initiatives based on PTA's National Standards for Family-School Partnerships. Schools that exhibit improvement at the end of the school year are honored as a National PTA School of Excellence, a distinction that spans two years.  


Fairfield Elementary Magnet School and Fairfield Elementary Magnet School PTA are one of only 278 PTAs and schools nationwide recognized as a 2018-2020 School of Excellence.

“The family engagement strategies our PTA and school used were simple.  We wanted to engage everyone and make everyone feel welcome.  We added a GRANDS club (Fairfield grandparents), hosted two family Bingo nights, added an adult only night to our auction, and an adult get-to-know you night at Red River Brewing. Our families supported all these events and then result was amazing. Our goal was for families to know each other better and we achieved it,”  Lindsey Lewis, PTA president, said.

To celebrate their achievements, National PTA presented Fairfield Elementary Magnet School and Fairfield Elementary Magnet School PTA with a National PTA School of Excellence banner.

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