Congratulations to OUSD's National Blue Ribbon Schools!
Peralta Elementary Wins the 2011 National “Blue Ribbon” School HonorOUSD’s
Peralta Elementary has been named
a 2010-2011 National Blue Ribbon School, one of the highest honors
in K-12 education. The school is one of two in Alameda County, one of
four in the Bay Area, and one of just 21 in the state of California, to
earn this prestigious recognition. The Blue Ribbon Schools program recognizes schools that are “national
models of excellence,” as demonstrated by superior overall achievement
as well as substantial accomplishment in the face of economic
challenges. Click here for more information.
Lincoln Elementary Wins the 2010 National “Blue Ribbon” School HonorOUSD’s
Lincoln Elementary has been named a 2010 National Blue Ribbon School,
one of the highest honors available in K-12 education. The school,
located in Oakland’s Chinatown section, is the only school in Alameda
County, and one of just 25 in the state of California, to earn this
recognition. Five Northern California schools, three in the Bay Area,
received the prestigious award.
was a wonderful day as I watched, by video, Education Secretary Arne
Duncan announcing that Lincoln Elementary would be the receiving the
2010 National Blue Ribbon Award,” said Lincoln Principal John Melvin.
“This is a tremendous honor. Lincoln has a long history serving the
immigrant population of the Oakland Chinatown community. This Blue
Ribbon Award acknowledges academic success over time and we are proud to
have sustained excellence. This award is a testament to the hard work
and efforts of our students, teachers, staff and families."