Los Osos Middle School will hold a school-wide assembly Monday to receive its banner identifying the campus as a "School to Watch — Taking Center Stage."
Los Osos Middle School has been named one of 22 high-performing California middle schools for 2017-18.
The school's use of innovative strategies has been identified as a model of educational reform after a review of its programs and culture.
The ceremony will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the campus at 1555 El Moro Ave., during which time a banner will be presented and commemorative pins awarded to staff and board members.
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To earn the designation, the school went through a rigorous application process, requiring a multi-year commitment by staff, according to school officials.
The assembly will include student performances and a following reception.