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Ava R-1 Preschool Program Receives Award of Accreditation

On April 28, Ava R-I School’s Full-Day Preschool achieved recognition of excellence through Missouri Accreditation. This distinguishes it as an exemplary program offering high quality programming to the children of Missouri.
The Missouri Accreditation of Programs for Children and Youth awarded the Certificate of Accreditation to Ava R-I School’s Full-Day Preschool.
This three-year certificate is granted to quality programs that offer developmentally appropriate experiences in an environment conducive to children flourishing intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically.  This is the fourth consecutive accreditation certificate awarded to Ava’s Full-Day Preschool under the direction of Sarah Key and assistant, Jo Johnson.
Ava R-I School’s Full-Day Preschool will be included in the “Directory of Accredited Programs” located on the Missouri Accreditation website if the program selected that option.  This directory, which serves as a useful guide to parents seeking a high quality program for their children, may be reached at
The community of Ava is fortunate to have a program such as Ava R-I School’s Full-Day Preschool available to serve its families.