The U.S. Department of Education officially recognized 353 educational institutions across the country as National Blue Ribbon Schools for the year 2023. Among these distinguished schools, 19 hailed from the state of Ohio. The selection for this prestigious honor was primarily grounded in each school's outstanding academic performance and their remarkable strides in narrowing the achievement gaps among diverse student subgroups as evidenced by assessments. Robert C. Lindsey Elementary School, West Geauga Local Schools was proudly acknowledged as a National Blue Ribbon School.
This marks the 40th year of the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which has now bestowed nearly 10,000 awards to over 9,700 schools. These National Blue Ribbon Schools not only exemplify excellence but also serve as valuable models, showcasing effective and innovative educational practices that can inspire educators at the state and district levels, as well as schools across the nation. To learn more, click here