Schools are chosen based on overall academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps.
Radnor Middle School in the Wayne section of Radnor, and St. Norbert Catholic School in Paoli have been named Blue Ribbon schools by the U.S. Department of Education. “Our students, teachers, staff and community are to be congratulated for providing a school where a quality, student-centered education is what we strive for every day”.
For the past 33 years this prestigious award has been bestowed to more than 8,000 of the nation’s most successful schools.
The Middle College High School of Shelby County, and Clovercroft Elementary and Ravenwood High schools of Williamson County were recognized for their high performance on the TCAP.
Principal Docia Generette-Walker, in a statement from SCS, said the school is “extremely honored and excited” about the Blue Ribbon reward.
Clovercroft and Ravenwood will be honored during a recognition ceremony November 9-10 in Washington, D.C.
Schools in this category are among their state’s highest performing schools as measured by state or national assessments.
Bentworth High School was recognized for its exemplary efforts in closing achievement gaps and First Street Elementary School was recognized as an exemplary high-performing school.
Howard Elementary School, Green Bay, Howard-Suamico School District.
It shows that with consistent hard work and dedication students meet with success. “This is sich a tremendous honor for our school system and especially for Davidson Fine Arts.” . A total of 420 schools nationwide may be nominated, with allocations determined by the numbers of K-12 students and schools in each jurisdiction.
The U.S. Department of Education has named three Rhode Island schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015.
“We are proud of the commitment the Davidson administration, community, parents, and students have made to excellence in education”.