Six S.C. schools have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The designation is based on overall academic performance or progress in closing student achievement gaps.
The schools were recognized to be among the state’s highest-performing schools as measured by state assessments or national testing.
“We are extremely proud of these six South Carolina schools that have been honored nationally for their academic excellence,” S.C. Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman said in a news release. “This award is testament to the hard work of students, teachers, staff, and families in these communities. These six schools are models of excellence for our entire state and nation.”
The S.C. National Blue Ribbon schools are:
On Nov. 12 and 13, 317 public and 50 nonpublic honorees nationwide will be recognized in an online ceremony.