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REGION 7 ESC MEDIA CONTACT: Adriana Weems, Communications Coordinator
Phone: 903.988.6972, E-Mail:
Region 7 School Nominated for the 2018 National Blue Ribbon Honor

Congratulations to Nacogdoches ISD's Nettie Marshall Academy of Dual Language  one of only 26 Texas public schools to be awarded National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition.

All schools nominated for the 2018 honor were selected as exemplary achievement gap closing schools or exemplary high performing schools. Nacogdoches ISD was awarded in the exemplary achievement gap closing school category. 

 Each school has an economically disadvantaged population of 39 percent or greater.

The nominated schools must now complete a rigorous application process through the U.S. Department of Education.  Schools that receive the award are recognized at the Blue Ribbon Schools awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

About the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program

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 maintaining high achievement levels among all students.