Local School Recognized As Blue Ribbon School

. December 1, 2018.
U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Schools

Bluffton Elementary School has been recognized as one of the National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a U.S. government program created in 1982 to honor schools that have achieved high levels of student achievement or made significant improvements in closing the achievement gap among student subgroups.

Bluffton Elementary School, honored as an exemplary high-performing school, is among the “state’s highest-performing schools as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests,” according to the U.S. Department of Education. 16 schools in Ohio and 349 schools nationwide were recognized as Blue Ribbon Schools.