Saint Agnes Catholic School has been selected by the Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. This prestigious award recognizes schools that have achieved and attained high levels of performance, placing in the top 10% on state or national assessments. Saint Agnes is one of 314 public and private schools to achieve this status out of more than 120,000 schools in the nation.
According to Principal Kristine Carr, “The entire Saint Agnes school community is overjoyed to receive this recognition. It validates that Saint Agnes offers high quality academic opportunities within a community that recognizes and includes our Catholic faith.”
United States Congressman Jim Moran sent his congratulations, noting that “Saint Agnes is a wonderful asset to our community and, most importantly, our children.”
Local media reports:
- Washington Post reports 14 Schools Earn Blue Ribbon Status
- Arlington Sun Gazette reports Saint Agnes Catholic School Named to Blue Ribbon List
- Arlington Catholic Herald reports Four Schools Receive Blue Ribbon
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