WASHINGTON, DC Nine Kentucky schools are honored as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017, including one in Warren County.
The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
In Warren County, Rich Pond Elementary was named a Blue Ribbon School.
Other schools in Kentucky are: Ezel Elementary School in Ezel, Christ the King School in Lexington, Graves County Central Elementary School in Mayfield, Holy Trinity Parish School in Louisville,
Norton Elementary School in Louisville, St. Joseph School in Bardstown, St. Joseph School in Crescent Springs, and Villa Madonna Academy Elementary School in Villa Hills.
In its 35 years, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has recognized more than 8,500 schools.
On November 6-7, the schools will be honored at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.