Levels of Certification
There are four levels of EcoSchools certification these levels allow schools to work towards collective goals and deepen student engagement.
|Total Points||50-65||66-74||75-100||Gold certification plus 20 out of 25 Platinum Section points|
Going for Gold or Platinum?
To earn Gold status, a school must achieve a minimum of 75% of the possible points in EACH of the six sections of certification, as outlined in the table below: For Platinum click here.
|Total Points Available||Minimum Points to Achieve Gold|
|Section I||Teamwork and Leadership||16||12|
|Section II||Energy Conservation||20||15|
|Section III||Waste Minimization||20||15|
|Section IV||School Ground Greening||14||10.5|
|Section VI||Environmental Stewardship||16||12|
TIP: Avoid disappointment by reviewing your application to ensure that you have claimed the necessary points for Gold in EACH section.