The purpose of the research is to find out the implementation of Principal’s efforts in managing the excellent school , especially, the curriculum , student’s , human resources, financial, infrastructure, the relationship school with society, special service management. and the efforts of school quality development. The research method used the analysis descriptive research, with approaching of qualitative research. The data collected trough interview, observation, and documentation study. The subjects of research are the headmaster, teachers, and students. The analysis data used the qualitative with inductive analysis technical. The result of the research Principal’s efforts in managing the excellent school at Senior High School 4 in Pagaralam were managed well. Indicators were accurate planning systematic organizing, leadership, and accurate monitoring program an progressive.