Take the 'How Green is your school?' Quiz

According to the US Green Building Council, a green school creates a healthy environment that is conducive to learning while saving energy, resources and money.

So how green is your school? Take our greeness quiz. Give yourself a point for each characteristic that you see in your school.

Our school:
  • Conserves energy and natural resources
  • Saves taxpayer money
  • Improves indoor air quality
  • Removes toxic materials from places where children learn and play
  • Employs daylighting strategies and improves classroom acoustics
  • Employs sustainable purchasing and green cleaning practices
  • Improves environmental literacy in students
  • Decreases the burden on municipal water and wastewater treatment
  • Encourages waste management efforts to benefit the local community and region
  • Conserves fresh drinking water and helps manage stormwater runoff
  • Encourages recycling
  • Promotes habitat protection
If you scored 10-12 points, you are the gold standard of green. Your school is a green giant. If you scored 7-9 points, you're well on your way. Don't lose momentum now! Your school is a green warrior.  If you scored 4-6 points, you've made a good start, now you need a few more champions. Your school is a green sapling. If you scored 0-3 points, it looks like you're beginning your march. Your school is an acorn, with all the potential of a mighty oak tree!

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