VAN VLECK ISD’s VAN VLECK ELEMENTARY CAMPUS
IS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION
U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Van Vleck Elementary has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Van Vleck Elementary is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.
Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
District and Campus administration will represent Van Vleck ISD at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements in November.
To view Dr. John B. King, Jr.’s announcement from earlier today, click the following link.
For more information about Van Vleck ISD, please contact the school district at (979) 323-5000. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit http://www2.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs/index.html
Congratulations to the students, staff, parents, community members at Van Vleck ISD for their collaborative effort in making our schools successful.