What is a Blue Ribbon School?

Schoolsk-12.com Staff

Blue Ribbon School  

Bllue Ribbon Exemplary Schools Program has recognized most successful schools across the Country.  The purpose of the program is threefold: 


To identify and give public recognition to outstanding public and private shools that achieve to high academic standards or have shown significant academic improvement over five years.


To make available a comprehensive framework of key criteria for school effectiveness that can continue to improve school quality.


To communicate best practices for educational success within and among schools.


The Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools Program rotates its awards bi-annually, meaning once every two years high school and middle schools are recognized and every other year, elementary schools are recognized.