7 El Paso schools nominated for Blue Ribbon honors

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Seven El Paso general public schools have been nominated for

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Seven El Paso general public schools have been nominated for the 2021 Countrywide Blue Ribbon honor.

The nominated El Paso universities for 2021 include things like the pursuing:

Exemplary High-Carrying out Schools

  • Hawkins Elementary – El Paso ISD
  • Lamar Elementary – El Paso ISD
  • Ramona Elementary  – Ysleta ISD

Exemplary Achievement-Hole-Closing Faculties

  • Clendenin Elementary – El Paso ISD
  • Mitzi Bond Elementary  – El Paso ISD
  • South Loop Elementary – Ysleta ISD
  • Vista Hills Elementary – Ysleta ISD

The educational institutions, together with with 19 other Texas faculties, will now finish a arduous application process carried out by the U.S. Office of Instruction. Countrywide award winners will be declared in September of 2021. Schools that get the designation are recognized at the Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

The National Blue Ribbon Schools application, produced in 1982, recognizes community and non-public elementary, middle and superior universities that have large student accomplishment and/or highlights where exemplary progress has been built in closing accomplishment gaps amongst pupil subpopulations.

Public universities in Texas are regarded as for nomination primarily based on university student functionality on the initial administration of the preceding year’s STAAR assessments. Every single nominated school has an economically deprived inhabitants of 25 per cent or much more.

“These 26 educational institutions exemplify tutorial excellence, and I thank the teachers, personnel, administrators, pupils, and moms and dads for their fantastic do the job,” claimed Gov. Greg Abbott. “We have a duty to assure that every single Texas university student graduates with the understanding to realize success in faculty or a job, which is why very last session we handed transformative legislation to spend far more funds into our classrooms and give our lecturers a pay back raise. This session we will construct on these achievements to make certain that each and every Texas student receives a top quality instruction irrespective of their zip code.”