Whittier Elementary School in Massillon is among 254 public and 50 private named Blue Ribbon Schools this year by the U.S. Department of Education. The schools will be honored at an awards ceremony Nov. 15-16 in Washington, D.C.
List of all the winners available here.
The award honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools whose students achieve at very high levels or have made significant progress and helped close gaps in achievement especially among disadvantaged and minority students. Each year since 1982, the U.S. Department of Education has sought out schools where students attain and maintain high academic goals, including those that beat the odds.