ARROYO VISTA CHARTER SCHOOL IS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION
U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Arroyo Vista Charter School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Arroyo Vista Charter School 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.
Patricia Roth and Mary-Margaret Landers will represent Arroyo Vista Charter School at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.
For more information about Arroyo Vista Charter School, please contact the school office at (619) 565-9676. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/