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Blue Ribbon Schools Program

Contact Information

Gayle Pauley

The U.S. Department of Education developed the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program to recognize public and private K-12 schools based on overall excellence — academically or on their progress toward closing the achievement gaps among student subgroups.

State-Nominated Schools Apply for a Blue Ribbon Award

We nominate up to seven schools every year based on assessment data. These schools complete an application on the U.S. Department of Education website.