Hawthorne Elementary, 2 other Montana schools honored

Posted at 3:08 PM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 23:11:45-04

MISSOULA — Three schools in Montana were recently announced as recipients of the U.S. Department of Education's "National Blue Ribbon School" honor -- and one of them was in Missoula.

The "National Blue Ribbon School" honor is based on a school's academic performance as well as its progress in closing achievement gaps among student groups.

The three Montana schools that were honored are:

  • Missoula -- Hawthorne Elementary School, Missoula County Public Schools District
  • Fort Benton -- Fort Benton Elementary School, Fort Benton Public Schools District
  • Fairfield -- Fairfield Elementary School, Fairfield Public Schools

You can learn more about the national award by visiting the DOE's website.