Mehlville High School is a 2023 National School of Character

Mehlville High School is a 2023 National School of Character
Posted on 06/08/2023
Mehlville High School National School of CharacterMehlville High School was named a 2023 National School of Character by

Criteria for the designation are based on's 11 Principles of Effective Character Education, which includes providing students with opportunities for moral action, fostering shared leadership and engaging families and communities as partners in character-building efforts.

“Mehlville High School is an amazing place filled with caring and dedicated people,” said Dr. Jason Landherr, principal. “Through this process, we were able to share some of the great things our students and staff do each day. We are proud to be recognized as a National School of Character.”

Founded in 1993, is a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. It works with schools, families, workplaces and other communities to inspire, educate and empower people to be ethical and compassionate citizens. is comprised of character leaders dedicated to individual growth and success through the advancement of quality character development in all schools and communities. The impact of this is seen through improved academic achievement, decline in behavioral problems such as truancy and an increase in an overall positive school climate.

MHS qualified for the national distinction after it was named a 2023 Missouri School of Character earlier this year.

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- Oakville High School named 2020 National School of Character
- Mehlville School District is a 2019 National District of Character

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