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Fairmount Elementary is a Blue Ribbon School

Fairmount Elementary is a Blue Ribbon School
Posted on 10/06/2022
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Congratulations to Fairmount Elementary for being recognized as a 2022 Blue Ribbon School!

Fairmount is one of 297 schools across the country to earn this prestigious award this year, and one of only four Colorado schools to be named a Blue Ribbon School in 2022.

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. The coveted National Blue Ribbon School award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content.

“I applaud all the honorees for the 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award for creating vibrant, welcoming, and affirming school communities where students can learn, grow, reach their potential, and achieve their dreams,” said U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. “As our country continues to recover from the pandemic, we know that our future will only be as strong as the education we provide to all of our children. Blue Ribbon Schools have gone above and beyond to keep students healthy and safe while meeting their academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs. These schools show what is possible to make an enduring, positive difference in students’ lives.”

Fairmount Elementary principal, Sally Mills, will travel to Washington, D.C., in November to accept this award from the U.S. Department of Education.

View Fairmount’s Blue Ribbon profile and learn more about their school culture, where everyone belongs and is valued.

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