Sep 30, 2015 11:37 AM
Schools in Canaan and Gilmanton nationally recognized as Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015
CONCORD - Canaan Elementary School and Gilmanton School were chosen as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015 as “Exemplary High Performing” schools.
The two N.H. schools are among 335 schools across the nation to receive the Blue Ribbon designation this year. The schoosl are chosen from their state’s highest performing schools, as measured by state assessments or nationally-normed tests.
Canaan Elementary School serves students from preschool to grade 4 from the communities of Canaan, Dorchester, Grafton, and Orange. Gilmanton School serves students in from kindergarten through grade 8 in Gilmanton.
“We are pleased that Canaan Elementary School and Gilmanton School are being recognized as among the greatest schools in the country,” said Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Education, Virginia M. Barry, Ph.D. “These two schools represent all the excellent schools in New Hampshire that are working hard to improve achievement for all students.”