The NAMM Foundation has recognized Phoenixville’s music education program as among the nation’s best.
PHOENIXVILLE, PA — Phoenixville Area School District has been honored with a prestigious award recognizing its music education program.
The NAMM Foundation designated Phoenixville among its “Best Communities for Music Education” for 2019.
A total of 623 school districts from across the country were recognized.
According to the NAMM Foundation, the award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education. Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.
In order to qualify for the award, schools must provide information regarding funding, graduation requirements, facilities, participation in music classes, and more.
The Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas reviews all submissions.
reprinted from Phoenixville Patch By by Justin Heinze