Excerpt from the Bay City News Service
The U.S. Department of Education has recognized 9 Bay Area schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014. 3 of the schools are in Los Altos.
The honor is bestowed on schools that are either “exemplary high performing schools” based on students test scores and high school graduation rates or on schools that have made significant progress closing achievement gaps between demographic groups over the past five years.
The local Blue Ribbon schools are Ardis G. Egan Junior High School, Bullis Purissima Charter School and Georgina P. Blach Junior High School, all in Los Altos.
Overall, 24 schools in California and 337 schools nationwide were designated as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
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