Earlier this week the US Department of Education
announced St. Agnes School as a 2014 National Blue
Ribbon School of Excellence. This prestigious
recognition is the third time in 15 years St Agnes
School has been recognized: including, 1999, 2005,
and now in 2014.
According to the US Department of Education, the
National Blue Ribbon Schools Program was initiated
in 1982 to honor America’s most successful public
and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools.
The program recognizes schools whose students
achieve at very high levels. The program sets
standards of excellence for all schools striving for the
highest level of achievement. This year St. Agnes is
one of only 50 private schools in the nation to
receive the award. After winning the award, a school
must wait five years before they will be eligible to
apply again. St. Agnes is the first elementary school
in Kentucky to win this recognition three times.
Holding such high standards over 15 years is a
difficult task and it speaks to the dedication and
professionalism of the faculty and staff.
While the announcement was released Tuesday, the
official ceremony will take place in Washington D.C.
on November 10th and 11th. Congratulations to all
the Administration, Teachers, Staff, Students, and
Parents who have worked so hard to achieve this