Spring Lake Elementary has been the recipient of the Five Star School award for many years by involving the community in the education of students.
The Five Star School Award was created by the Commissioner's Community Involvement Council and is presented annually to those schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement. In order to earn FIVE STAR school recognition, a school must show documentation that it has achieved 100% of the established criteria in the categories of:
- Business partnerships,
- Family Involvement,
- Student Community Service, and
- School Advisory Councils.