2015 Best Communities for Music Education Districts

The NAMM Foundation has recognized 388 Districts for their outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation.

Congratulations to the 388 Districts that received the designation!

Abington Heights School DistrictClarks SummitPA
Abington School DistrictAbingtonPA
Akron Central SchoolsAkronNY
Albion Central School DistrictAlbionNY
Amityville Union Free School DistrictAmityvilleNY
Ann Arbor Public SchoolsAnn ArborMI
Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District Number 11AnokaMN
Aptakisic-Tripp Community Consolidated School District 102Buffalo GroveIL
Archbold Area SchoolsArchboldOH
Arlington Central School DistrictLaGrangevilleNY
Arlington Independent School DistrictArlingtonTX
Atlanta Public SchoolsAtlantaGA
Auburn Enlarged City School District AuburnNY
Austin Independent School DistrictAustinTX
Avoca School District 37WilmetteIL
Avon Community School CorporationAvonIN
Avon Lake City School DistrictAvon LakeOH
Avon Public Schools AvonCT
Bakersfield City School DistrictBakersfieldCA
Baldwin Union Free School DistrictBaldwinNY
Baldwinsville Central School DistrictBaldwinsvilleNY
Baltimore County Public SchoolsTowsonMD
Bay Shore Union Free School DistrictBay ShoreNY
Bay Village City School DistrictBay VillageOH
Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School DistrictBayportNY
Beachwood City SchoolsBeachwoodOH
Bedford Central School DistrictBedfordNY
Bellefonte Area School DistrictBellefontePA
Belmont Public SchoolsBelmontMA
Belton Independent School DistrictBeltonTX
Berea City School DistrictBereaOH
Bergenfield Public SchoolsBergenfieldNJ
Berkeley Unified School DistrictBerkeleyCA
Berkley School DistrictOak ParkMI
Bethel Public SchoolsBethelCT
Big Spring School DistrictNewvillePA
Blackhawk School DistrictBeaver FallsPA
Blaine County School District #61HaileyID
Bloomfield Hills SchoolsBloomfield HillsMI
Boardman Local SchoolsBoardmanOH
Boyertown Area School DistrictBoyertownPA
Brewster Central School DistrictBrewsterNY
Brighton Central School DistrictRochesterNY
Bristol Virginia Public SchoolsBristolVA
Brockport Central SchoolsBrockportNY
Brownsville Independent School DistrictBrownsvilleTX
Burlington Public SchoolsBurlingtonMA
Burnt Hills-Ballston lake Central School DistrictScotiaNY
Canton Public SchoolsCantonCT
Carlisle ISDPriceTX
Carmel Central School DistrictPattersonNY
Carmel Clay SchoolsCarmelIN
Carrollton Farmers Branch Independent School DistrictCarrolltonTX
Cazenovia Central SchoolCazenoviaNY
Central Bucks School DistrictDoylestownPA
Central Cambria School DistrictEbensburgPA
Central Valley School DistrictMonacaPA
Central York School DistrictYorkPA
Chatham Central School DistrictChathamNY
Chelmsford Public SchoolsChelmsfordMA
Chesapeake Public SchoolsChesapeakeVA
Cheshire Public SchoolsCheshireCT
Chester Union Free School DistrictChesterNY
Chilton Public SchoolsChiltonWI
Chittenango Central School DistrictChittenangoNY
Clairton City School DstrictClairtonPA
Clarence Central School DistrictClarenceNY
Clark County School DistrictLas VegasNV
Clark-Shawnee Local School DistrictSpringfieldOH
Clarke County School DistrictAthensGA
Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksvilleTN
Cloudcroft Municipal SchoolsCloudcroftNM
Colonial School DistrictPlymouth MeetingPA
Cobb County School DistrictMariettaGA
Commack Public SchoolsE. NorthportNY
Connetquot Central School DistrictBohemiaNY
Conroe Independent School DistrictConroeTX
Council Rock School District NewtownPA
Cumberland Valley School DistrictMechanicsburgPA
Cuyahoga Heights LocalClevelandOH
Dardanelle Public SchoolsDardanelleAR
Dearborn Public SchoolsDearbornMI
Deer Park Union Free School DistrctDeer ParkNY
DeKalb County School DistrictStone MountainGA
Delaware Valley School DistrictMilfordPA
Denton Independent School DistrictDentonTX
Deptford Township Public SchoolsDeptfordNJ
Dover Area School DistrictDoverPA
Dover Union Free School DistrictDover PlainsNY
Duxbury Public SchoolsDuxburyMA
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School DistrictFort WorthTX
Eanes Independent School DistrictAustinTX
East Irondequoit Central School DistrictRochesterNY
East Islip Union Free School DistrictIslip TerraceNY
East Meadow Union Free School DistrictWestburyNY
East Rockaway Public SchoolsEast RockawayNY
East Stroudsburg Area School DistrictEast StroudsburgPA
East Syracuse Minoa Central School DistrictE. SyracuseNY
Ector County Independent School DistrictOdessaTX
Edinburg Consolidated Independent School DistrictEdinburgTX
Edmonds School DistrictLynnwoodWA
Eldred Central School DistrictEldredNY
Enlarged City School District of Middletown, NYMiddletownNY
Ephrata Area School DistrictEphrataPA
Exeter Township School DistrictReadingPA
Fairfax County Public SchoolsFairfaxVA
Falmouth Public SchoolsFALMOUTHMA
Fargo Public Schools FargoND
Farmingdale Union Free School DistrictFarmingdaleNY
Farmington Public SchoolsFarmingtonMI
Fayetteville-Manlius School DistrictManliusNY
Firelands Local SchoolsOberlinOH
Fishers Island Union Free School DistrictFishers IslandNY
Florence School District OneFlorenceSC
Forest Hills School DistrictCincinnatiOH
Forney ISDForneyTX
Fort Bend Independent School DistrictSugar LandTX
Fort Worth Independent School DistrictFort WorthTX
Fox Chapel Area School DistrictPittsburghPA
Fraser Public SchoolsFraserMI
Fredonia Central School DistrictFredoniaNY
Frontier Central School DistrictHamburgNY
Fulton County SchoolsAtlantaGA
Garden City Public SchoolsGarden CityNY
Garland Independent School DistrictGarlandTX
Glastonbury Public SchoolsGlastonburyCT
Governor Mifflin School DistrictShillingtonPA
Grand Forks Public SchoolsGrand ForksND
Grand Island Central School DistrictGrand IslandNY
Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School DistrictGrapevineTX
Great Falls Public SchoolsGreat FallsMT
Great Neck Public SchoolsGreat NeckNY
Greece Central School DistrictNorth GreeceNY
Green Bay Public School DistricGreen BayWI
Guilderland Central School DistrictGuilderland CenterNY
Gwinnett County Public SchoolsSuwaneeGA
Half Hollow Hills Central School DistrictDix HillsNY
Hampton City Public SchoolsHamptonVA
Hanover County Public SchoolsAshlandVA
Harrisonburg City Public SchoolsHarrisonburgVA
Haverford Township School DistrictHavertownPA
Henrico County Public SchoolsHenricoVA
Hermiston School District 8RHermistonOR
Herricks Union Free School DistrictNew Hyde ParkNY
Hidalgo Independent School DistrictHidalgoTX
Hillsborough County Public SchoolsTampaFL
Holland Public SchoolsHollandMI
Hollidaysburg Area School DistrictHollidaysburgPA
Homewood City SchoolsHomewoodAL
Honeoye Central School DistrictHoneoyeNY
Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School DistrictHoneoye FallsNY
Hoosick Falls Central SchoolHoosick FallsNY
Hoover City SchoolsHooverAL
Hopewell Valley Regional School DistrictPenningtonNJ
Hortonville Area School DistrictHortonvilleWI
Huntington Union Free School DistrictHuntingtonNY
Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School DistrictBedfordTX
Independent School District #621 Mounds View Public SchoolsShoreviewMN
Indian Hill Exempted Village School DistrictCincinnatiOH
Indian Prairie School District 204AuroraIL
Irvine Unified School DistrictIrvineCA
Island Trees UFSDLevittownNY
Islip Union Freen School DistrictIslipNY
Ithaca City SchoolsIthacaNY
Jackson City SchoolsJacksonOH
Jefferson Township Public SchoolsLake HopatcongNJ
Jericho Union Free School DistrictJerichoNY
Johnson City Central School DistrictJohnson CityNY
Jordan Elbridge Central School DistrictJordanNY
Katy Independent School DistrictKatyTX
Keller Independent School DistrictFort WorthTX
Kenmore Tonawanda Union Free School DistrictBuffaloNY
Kettering City SchoolsketteringOH
Kettle Moraine School DistrictWalesWI
Kinnelon School DistrictKinnelonNJ
Klein Independent School DistrictSpringTX
La Grange School Distrtict 105La GrangeIL
Lawrence Township Public SchoolsLawrencevilleNJ
Le Roy Central School DistrictLe RoyNY
Lebanon City SchoolsLebanonOH
Levittown Public SchoolsLevittownNY
Lewisburg Area School DistrictLewisburgPA
Lewisville Independent School DistrictLewisvilleTX
Lexington Public SchoolsLexingtonMA
Liberty School DistrictLibertyMO
Lincoln Unified School DistrictStocktonCA
Linden Public SchoolsLindenNJ
Lindenhurst Union Free School DistrictLindenhurstNY
Liverpool Central School DistrictLiverpoolNY
Long Beach City School DistrictLido BeachNY
Longwood Central School DistrictMiddle IslandNY
Loudoun County Public SchoolsAshburnVA
Lower Merion School DistrictArdmorePA
Lower Moreland Township School DistrictHuntingdon ValleyPA
Loyalsock Township School DistrictWilliamsportPA
Lynbrook UFSDLynbrookNY
Lynn Public SchoolsLynnMA
Madison Public SchoolsMadisonNJ
Maine-Endwell Central School DistrictEndwellNY
Malverne Union Free School DistrictMalverneNY
Manhasset Union Free School DistrictManhassetNY
Marblehead Public SchoolsMarbleheadMA
Marple Newtown School DistrictNewtown SquarePA
Massapequa Union Free School DistrictMassapequaNY
McAllen ISDMcAllenTX
McKeesport Area School DistrictMcKeesportPA
Mechanicsburg Area School DistrictMechanicburgPA
Merrick Union Free School DistrictMerrickNY
Mesquite Independent School DistrictMesquiteTX
Metropolitan Nashville Public SchoolsNashvilleTN
Metropolitan School District of Lawrence TownshipIndianapolisIN
Metuchen School DistrictMetuchenNJ
Mexico Academy and Central School DistrictMexicoNY
Miami Dade County Public SchoolsMiamiFL
Midland Park Public SchoolsMidland ParkNJ
Midway Independent School DistrictWoodwayTX
Millbrook Central School DistrictMillbrookNY
Millville Public SchoolsMillvilleNJ
Mineola UFSDGarden City ParkNY
Monroe-Woodbury Central School DistrictCentral ValleyNY
Montgomery County Public SchoolsChristiansburgVA
Monticello Central School DistrictMonticelloNY
Moon Area School DistrictMoon TownshipPA
Mt. Lebanon School DistrictPittsburghPA
Nanuet Union Free School DistrictNanuetNY
New Brunswick Public SchoolsNew Brunswick New JerseyNJ
New Hartford Central School DistrictNew HartfordNY
New Hope-Solebury School DistrictNew HopePA
New Providence School DistrictNew ProvidenceNJ
Newark Central School DistrictNewarkNY
Newfield Central School DistrictNewfieldNY
Newington Public SchoolsNewingtonCT
Newtown Public SchoolsNewtownCT
Niskayuna Central School DistrictNiskayunaNY
Noblesville SchoolsNoblesvilleIN
North Allegheny School DistrictPittsburghPA
North Babylon Union Free School DistrictNorth BabylonNY
North Colonie Central School DistrictLathamNY
North Hills School DistrictPittsburghPA
North Penn School DistrictLansdalePA
Northbrook School District 28NorthbrookIL
Northern York County School DistrictDillsburgPA
Northport-East Northport SchoolsNorthportNY
Northwest Independent School DistrictJustinTX
Norway-Vulcan Area SchoolsNorwayMI
Nutley Public SchoolsNutleyNJ
Oberlin City SchoolsOberlinOH
Oceanside Union Free School DistrictOceansideNY
Odem-Edroy ISDOdemTX
Olathe Public SchoolsOlatheKS
Olmsted Falls City School DistrictOlmsted FallsOH
Osseo Area SchoolsMaple GroveMN
Ossining Union Free School DistrictOssiningNY
Owen J. Roberts School DistrictPottstownPA
Oxford Community SchoolsOxfordMI
Palmyra- Macedon Central School DistrictPalmyraNY
Paoli Community School CorporationPaoliIN
Paramus Public SchoolsParamusNJ
Parkland School DistrictAllentownPA
Pasadena Independent School DistrictPasadenaTX
Pasco School District #1PascoWA
Patchogue-Medford School DistrictPatchogue, New YorkNY
Paterson Public SchoolsPatersonNJ
Penfield Central School DistrictPenfieldNY
Pennsbury School DistrictFallsingtonPA
Perkiomen Valley School DistrictCollegevillePA
Perrysburg Exempted Village SchoolsPerrysburgOH
Pharr-San-Juan-Alamo Independent School DistrictPharrTX
Phoenix Central School DistrictPhoenixNY
Pittsford Central School DistrictPittsfordNY
Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School DistrictPlainviewNY
Plano Independent School DistrictPlanoTX
Platteville School DistrictPlattevilleWI
Port Jefferson School DistrictPort JeffersonNY
Port Washington UFSDPort WashingtonNY
Pulaski Community School DistrictPulaskiWI
Putnam Valley Central School DistrictPutnam ValleyNY
Quaker Valley School DistrictLeetsdalePA
Queensbury Union Free School DistrictQueensburyNY
Randolph Township SchoolsRandolphNJ
Red Hook Central School DistrictRed HookNY
Red Lion Area School DistrictRed LionPA
Richardson Independent School DistrictRichardsonTX
Ridgefield Public SchoolsRidgefieldNJ
Ripon Area School DistrictRiponWI
Roanoke City Public SchoolsRoanokeVA
Roanoke County Public SchoolsRoanokeVA
Rush-Henrietta Central School DistrictHenriettaNY
Saint Croix Falls School DistrictSt. Croix FallsWI
Saint Johns County School DistrictSt. AugustineFL
Santa Barbara Unified School DistrictSanta BarbaraCA
Santa Fe Public SchoolsSanta FeNM
Santa Fe South Charter SchoolsOklahoma CityOK
SAU 16StrathamNH
Scarsdale UFSDScarsdaleNY
Schenectady City School DistrictSchenectadyNY
School City of MishawakaMishawakaIN
School District of AshlandAshlandWI
School District of Fort AtkinsonFort AtkinsonWI
School District of JeffersonJeffersonWI
School District of LancasterLancasterPA
School District of Springfield TownshipOrelandPA
School Town of MunsterMunsterIN
Schuyler Industry Community Unit School District No. 5RushvilleIL
Senatobia Municipal School DistrictSenatobiaMS
Shaker Heights City School DistrictShaker HeightsOH
Shelby County SchoolsMemphisTN
Simsbury Public SchoolsSimsburyCT
Skaneateles Central School DistrictSkaneatelesNY
Smithtown Central School DistrictSmithtownNY
Snohomish School District #201SnohomishWA
South Brunswick School DistrictMonmouth JunctionNJ
South Central Local SchoolsGreenwichOH
South Colonie Central School DistrictAlbanyNY
South Country Central School DistrictEast PatchogueNY
South Orangetown Central School DistrictBlauveltNY
South Spencer County SchoolsRockportIN
Southern Berkshire Regional School District SheffieldMA
Southern Lehigh School DistrictCenter ValleyPA
Southington Public SchoolsSouthingtonCT
Spackenkill Union Free School DistrictPoughkeepsieNY
Spring Grove Area School DistrictSpring GrovePA
Spring Independent School DistrictHoustonTX
Spring Lake Public SchoolsSpring LakeMI
Springfield School DistrictSpringfieldPA
St. Joseph School DistrictSt. JosephMO
Stafford Township School DistrictManahawkinNJ
Star City SChool DistrictStar CityAR
State College Area School DistrictState CollegePA
Stow-Munroe Falls city School DistrictStowOH
Strongsville City School DistrictStrongsvilleOH
Sunnyvale Independent School DistrictSunnyvaleTX
Susquenita School DistrictDuncannonPA
Sycamore Community SchoolsCincinnatiOH
Syosset Central School DistrictSyossetNY
The School District of South Orange and MaplewoodMaplewoodNJ
Ticonderoga Central School DistrictTiconderogaNY
Torrington Public SchoolsTorringtonCT
Township Of Union Board Of EducationUnionNJ
Tri County Public SchoolsDe WittNE
Troy School DistrictTroyMI
Tucson Unified School DistrictTucsonAZ
Union City School SystemUnion CityTN
United Community Center, Inc.MilwaukeeWI
Upper Dublin School DistrictMaple GlenPA
Upper Sandusky Exempted Village SchoolsUpper SanduskyOH
Utica Community SchoolsSterling HeightsMI
Vernon Township School DistrictVernonNJ
Virginia Beach City Public SchoolsVirginia BeachVA
Waco Independent School DistrictWacoTX
Wakefield Public SchoolsWakefieldMA
Wallingford Swarthmore School DistrictWallingfordPA
Wappingers Central School DistrictWappingers FallsNY
Warwick Valley Central School DistrictWarwickNY
Washingtonville Central School DistrictWashingtonvilleNY
Washoe County School DistrictRenoNV
Watertown Unified School DistrictWatertownWI
Waverly Central School DistrictWaverlyNY
Waxahachie Independent School DistrictWaxahachieTX
Wayland Public SchoolsWaylandMA
Wayne Central School DistrictOntario CenterNY
Waynesboro Area School DistrictWaynesboroPA
Webster Central School DistrictWebsterNY
West Branch Local School DistrictBeloitOH
West Essex Regional School DistrictNorth CaldwellNJ
West Genesee Central School DistrictCamillusNY
West Hartford Public SchoolsWest HartfordCT
West Irondequoit Central School DistrictRochesterNY
West Lafayette Community School CorporationWest LafayetteIN
West Milford Township Public SchoolsWest MilfordNJ
West Seneca Central School DistrictWest SenecaNY
West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School DistrictWest WindsorNJ
Westborough Public SchoolsWestboroughMA
Westfield Academy and Central SchoolsWestfieldNY
Westford Public SchoolsWestfordMA
Weston Public SchoolsWestonMA
Weston Public SchoolsWestonCT
Westport Public SchoolsWestportCT
Westwood Regional School DistrictTownship of WashingtonNJ
Wicomico County Public SchoolsSalisburyMD
Williamsport Area School DistrictWilliamsportPA
Williamsville Central School DistrictEast AmherstNY
Winton Woods City School DistrictCincinnatiOH
Wylie Independent School DistrictWylieTX
Wyoming City SchoolsWyomingOH