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Dublin Elementary one of 26 schools nominated for 2019 National Blue Ribbon Honors

The Texas Education Agency today announced the nomination of Dublin Elementary for national 2019 Blue Ribbon Schools recognition. It is one of 26 schools nominated.

Founded in 1982, Blue Ribbon Schools is a U.S. Department of Education program that recognizes public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where exemplary progress has been made toward closing achievement gaps among subpopulations while also maintaining high achievement levels among all students. The following schools in Texas have been nominated:

Exemplary High-Performing Schools
*         Dublin ISD Dublin Elementary School
*         Brownsville ISD Putegnat Elementary School
*         Caddo Mills ISD Kathryn Griffis Elementary School
*         Dallas ISD Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet School
*         Dallas ISD Walnut Hill Elementary School
*         George West ISD George West Primary School
*         Grand Prairie ISD Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy
*         Houston ISD Field Elementary School
*         Houston ISD Project Chrysalis Middle School
*         McAllen ISD Houston Elementary School
*         Rice CISD Garwood Elementary School
*         Roma ISD Emma Vera Elementary School
*         Valley View ISD Wilbur E. Lucas Elementary School

Exemplary Achievement-Gap-Closing Schools
*         Brownsville ISD Hudson Elementary School
*         Dallas ISD Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School
*         Hawkins ISD Hawkins Elementary School
*         Hidalgo ISD Hidalgo Park Elementary School
*         Idea Public Schools Idea Quest College Preparatory School
*         La Joya ISD Elodia R. Chapa Elementary School
*         Laredo ISD B. Zachry Elementary School
*         Laredo ISD Dovalina Elementary School
*         Laredo ISD Ryan Elementary School
*         Laredo ISD C. Martin Jr. Elementary School
*         Mission CISD Hilda C. Escobar/Alicia C. Rios Elementary School
*         United ISD Judith Zaffirini Elementary School
*         Valley View ISD Valley View North Elementary School

Each nominated school has an economically disadvantaged population of 30.9 percent or greater.

Nominated schools must now complete a rigorous application process through the U.S. Department of Education. Announcements of the national award winners will be made in September 2019. Schools that receive the award will be recognized at the Blue Ribbon Schools awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Dublin Citizen

938 N. Patrick
Dublin, TX 76446
254-445-4116 (f)