New Philadelphia, Ohio - The New Philadelphia City School District is being recognized for its outstanding commitment to music education for the 4th consecutive year! New Philadelphia City School District is one of less than 5% of districts across the nation, and the only in Tuscarawas County, receiving this prestigious award in 2019. 

The district has earned the NAMM Foundation's Best Community for Music designation for the opportunities it provides for all students to learn and perform music. 

The NAMM Foundation’s reviewers also looked at the quality of the New Philadelphia City School District’s music faculty, their budgetary commitment to music education, and other factors. In particular, the school district was recognized for its supportive community, vast course offerings, and the quality of its student musicians.
Superintendent David Brand says it's exciting to see the hard work of the music teachers, students, parents, and community are being recognized at the national level. 

“They are truly a dedicated team that does everything possible for our students to succeed,” he says.

Brand says the award recognizes that New Philadelphia Schools are leading the way with educational experiences for each child. He says they understand that music and the arts are important elements of a well-rounded education for all children. 


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