Pisgah Elementary Named National Blue Ribbon School
Pisgah Elementary Named National Blue Ribbon School
Posted on 09/28/2016

The U.S. Department of Education today announced that Pisgah Elementary School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Recognized as an Exemplary High Performing School, Pisgah Elementary was selected because of its student achievement, community partnerships, and outstanding educators that are making a difference for their students every day.

Last school year, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction invited nine schools across the state to submit a portfolio to be considered for a Blue Ribbon Award because of exemplary performance on state assessments. Former Principal Jay Dale, who has moved to Haw Creek Elementary School as principal, worked with the Pisgah Elementary staff on this exciting opportunity. He said their portfolio reflected the school’s straightforward, yet effective teaching philosophy.

“Our formula was simple. We got to know our students at Pisgah and tailored our teaching to meet their needs. This student-centered approach led to tremendous success in our classrooms,” said Principal Dale.

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Click HERE to read more about this prestigious honor!

Click HERE to watch the announcement from the U.S Department of Education and read their press release HERE!

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