3 Delaware Schools Named 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recognized 353 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023, including three schools in Delaware. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups on assessments.
The Delaware schools named as National Blue Ribbon Schools were:
- Bear – Olive B. Loss Elementary School, Appoquinimink School District.
- Newark – Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, Christina School District.
- Ocean View – Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Indian River School District.
Blue Ribbon Schools
“This prestigious award recognizes the hard work of these school communities’ students, families, staff and leadership to support the success of all students,” Delaware Secretary of Education Mark Holodick said. “Congratulations. May we learn best practices from these exemplars that can support other schools across our state.”
The National Blue Ribbon Program has presented close to 10,000 awards to more than 9,700 schools. The award validates the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in striving for – and attaining – exemplary achievement. National Blue Ribbon Schools represent the full diversity of American schools and serve students of every background.
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