11 local schools win coveted National Blue Ribbon prize

October 1, 2018

Students and guardians leave Meredith Elementary in this file photo. The school, along with Greenfield Elementary, is one of 11 local winners of the coveted National Blue Ribbon award for top schools in the country.

By Staff

Eleven local schools just received a major feather in the cap from the United States Department of Education, named Monday to the 2018 list of National Blue Ribbon winners.

From Philadelphia to Lansdale, schools were highlighted for their excellence. The schools earned the honor either by virtue of their academic achievements, or their success in narrowing achievement gaps. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the winners Monday afternoon.

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