Nine New Jersey Public Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon Award
from the U.S. Department of Education
Trenton, NJ – Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced that nine of New Jersey's public schools earned the Blue Ribbon designation for high student achievement and quality programs.
"I want to congratulate these nine New Jersey public schools for being selected as National Blue Ribbon Schools, the highest recognition bestowed by the United States Department of Education," said New Jersey Education Commissioner Kimberley Harrington. "These schools are being honored thanks to the dedication of their teachers, administrators, students, and school communities working together to achieve educational excellence."
National Blue Ribbon Schools are honored at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., where each receives a plaque and flag to signify its exemplary status. Details of their achievements are provided on the U.S. Department of Education's website.
The nine New Jersey public schools awarded the 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools designation include:
Blue Ribbon Schools in New Jersey, 2017
|County||School Name||School District|
|Atlantic||Eugene A. Tighe Middle School||Margate City School District|
|Middlesex||Cheesequake Elementary School||Old Bridge Township School District|
|Bergen||Berkeley Avenue Elementary School||Westwood Regional School District|
|Somerset||Woodland School||Warren Township School District|
|Mercer||Littlebrook Elementary School||Princeton Public School District|
|Hudson||Academy I Middle School||Jersey City School District|
|Morris||Briarcliff Middle School||Mountain Lakes Public School District|
|Monmouth||Sea Girt Elementary School||Sea Girt Borough School District|
|Union||Academy for Allied Health Sciences||Union County Vocational-Technical School District|