The following was originally published in The Reporter.

Delaware Academy Central School at Delhi (DA) is one of a select group of 26 schools in the U.S. recognized by CFES Brilliant Pathways as Schools of Distinction for their exemplary efforts in helping students become college and career ready.

The competitive award acknowledges the development and execution of a highly effective plan for the entire student body to become college and career ready through the CFES 10-Point College and Career Readiness Plan. The plan encompasses the organization’s three core practices of Essential Skills™, Mentoring and Pathways to College and Career.

To become a school of distinction, a school must fulfill a meticulous and varied set of criteria. These include implementing cutting edge, school wide programs that advance college and career readiness.