Redesignated California Schools to Watch

Resources to help you support your staff and maintain your Schools to Watch status


Welcome, California Schools to Watch educators! Here are some things that you might want to do:


Sign up now for the free quarterly Leaders to Watch PLC online, to keep updated on Schools to Watch (STW) activities, touch base with the STW program director and other principals, and share camaraderie, ideas, successes, and challenges. All K-12 principals are welcome.


Download Logos

High resolution California School to Watch logo (for banners, awards and wall paintings; this is an EPS file and you may not be able to open it, please forward it to your banner/mural company, it is needed for high resolution printing.)

Low resolution California School to Watch logo (for email signatures)

Redesignate as a 2023 School to Watch

California Schools to Watch must redesignate every three years to share how they are making things better for all students and dealing with challenges that arise. If you need to redesignate for 2023, your application is due October 3, 2022.


First: Get the Application Instructions


Then, please complete the following:


Now you’re ready to begin! Simplify things by taking your original application and updating it as needed. Redesignation is worth it. It keeps you current as a School to Watch and reminds staff members, students, and parents that they are part of something special.

Thank you for being part of this amazing statewide network of over 150 powerhouse schools!