NCUST’s executive coaches have poured over many applications to choose the following schools as finalists for the 2017 America’s Best Urban Schools Award:

Colorado:
Harrison School District 2: Centennial Elementary School

Connecticut:
New Haven Public Schools: Engineering and Science University Magnet School

Florida:
Miami-Dade County Public Schools: Doral Academy Charter High School
Miami-Dade County Public Schools: Doral County Charter Middle School
Miami-Dade County Public Schools: Doral Performing Arts and Entertainment Academy
Miami-Dade County Public Schools: Hialeah Gardens Middle School
Miami-Dade County Public Schools: Wesley Matthews Elementary School
Orange County Public Schools: Oakshire Elementary School
School District of Palm Beach County: Wynnebrook Elementary School
School District of Palm Beach County: Osceola Creek Middle School

Nevada:
Clark County School District: C. T. Sewell Elementary School

New York:
New York City District 14: P. S. 31 Samuel F. Dupont Elementary School

North Carolina:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools: Mallard Creek High School
Durham Public Schools: R. N. Harris Arts/Core Knowledge Magnet School

Tennessee:
Clarksville-Montgomery Schools: Kenwood Elementary School
Jackson-Madison County School System: Denmark Elementary School
Metro-Nashville Public Schools: Rose Park Magnet Math and Science Middle School

Texas:
Clarksville-Montgomery Schools: Kenwood Elementary School
Jackson-Madison County School System: Denmark Elementary School
Metro-Nashville Public Schools: Rose Park Magnet Math and Science Middle School
Arlington Independent School District: Bailey Junior High School
Arlington Independent School District: Seguin High School
Brownsville Independent School District: Daniel Breeden Elementary School
Brownsville Independent School District: Americo Paredes Elementary School
Brownsville Independent School District: Mittie A. Pullam Elementary School
Brownsville Independent School District: Charles Stillman Middle School
Brownsville Independent School District: Veterans Memorial Early College High School
Fort Worth Independent School District: Marine Creek Collegiate High School
Fort Worth Independent School District: Oakhurst Elementary School
Houston Independent School District: Luther Burbank Elementary School
Houston Independent School District: E. A. “Squatty” Lyons Elementary School
Socorro Independent School District: Americas High School
Socorro Independent School District: Eastlake High School
Valley View Independent School District: Wilbur E. Lucas Elementary School
Valley View Independent School District: Valley View 5th Grade Campus

Congratulations to the 2017 America’s Best Urban Schools Award Finalists!