P.S. 254 is a National Blue Ribbon School
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors PS 254 for achieving very high learning standards and making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap. The award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families and communities in creating a safe and welcoming school where students master challenging content.
All schools are recognized in one of two performance categories, based on all student scores, subgroup student scores and graduation rates:
- Exemplary High Performing Schools are among their state's highest performing schools as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests. Student subgroup performance and high school graduation rates are also at the highest levels.
- Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing Schools are among their state's highest performing schools in closing achievement gaps between a school's subgroups and all students over the past five years. Student subgroup performance and high school graduation rates for each subgroup are at high levels.