National Blue Ribbon School
Vandergriff Elementary School is one of the 335 schools in the nation to be honored. Only four Arkansas schools were named Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015.
This is the second Blue Ribbon Award for Vandergriff. The school was also recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 2009.
"I am so proud of our students, staff, and parents at Vandergriff," said principal Andrea Sego. "The standards for this award are very high, and it took dedicated work by everyone involved to reach those standards. For decades our community has strongly valued and supported public education, and their commitment made this possible."
Vandergriff Elementary was also ranked the #2 elementary school in Arkansas! Vandergriff was also ranked #3 among Arkansas elementary schools in math and #3 in literacy.