Boyce Middle School Principal Karen Brown was recognized by the National Committee for Employer Support
of the Guard and Reserve as a patriotic employer in 2009.
The Upper St. Clair School District has been rated #1 among 501 Pennsylvaniaschool districts according to the Pittsburgh Business Times in PSSA score assessment for the eighth year in a row! This honor has been earned by Upper St. Clair consecutively since 2005.
In October of 2008 Middle School Principal Karen Brown received the National Middle School Distinguished Educator Award from the National Middle School Association. Mrs. Brown was among hundreds of nationwide nominees, though only two outstanding principals were chosen and honored at the NMSA Conference in Denver.
As of January 2008, Boyce Middle School was recognized as one of only six schools in the state of Pennsylvania to have earned the honor of being named a Pennsylvania Don Eichhorn 'School to Watch.' This title will be current through 2011. The National Forum Schools to Watch award is bestowed only upon those middle schools who pass a rigorous application and visitation assessment process.
In March 2011, Boyce Middle School completed the re-designation process and is once again among the Pennsylvania elite named a "School to Watch."
Boyce Middle School is a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon "Excellence in Education" School as well as a recent recipient of the PTA Parent Involvement Schools of Excellence award.
Boyce Middle School has received special recognition for 5th Grade Proficiency in Reading and Math for Southwestern Pennsylvania for the calendar year 2004. In comparison with other fifth graders participating, the percentage of fifth graders scoring "Proficient" or "Advanced" on the PSSA was between 80%-100%. Congratulations fifth graders!
Boyce recently received Achievement Recognition from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for Adequate Yearly Progress for two consecutive years. Our students were recognized for their outstanding attendance and PSSA participation. A plaque commemorating this honor will be hung in the lobby.