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Learning from Great American schools

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Since 1982, the U.S. Department of Education has identified and celebrated excellence in education. The more than 8,500 recognized public and non-public National Blue Ribbon Schools represent U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Native tribes, territories, and military bases. Together they feature effective teaching and learning at all grade levels, in all geographic settings, and with all students.

 

GOOD LUCK to the 2019 cohort of National Blue Ribbon School applicants.
Previous National Blue Ribbon School participants valued the experience of completing the NBRS application. Selected remarks are presented below.

 

 

School and Leadership Awardees

Filter the awardee database by year, state, school type, or grade level to find recognized schools, applications, and contact info.

NBRS AWARDEES

Learn about the Terrel H. Bell school leadership awardees.

BELL AWARDEES