Two Florida private school have been named National Blue Ribbon school by the U.S. Department of Education.
Holy Family Catholic School in Jacksonville and Westlake Christian School in Palm Harbor were among 219 public and 50 private schools given the award nationally. Florida public school winners will be named later.
The program recognizes high-performing schools, or those with a higher percentage of disadvantaged students who have boosted student test scores. It’s the first time the two Florida private schools have won the award.