Congratulations are in order for Wrights Mill Road Elementary School in Auburn, Alabama. They are the winners of the National Blue Ribbon School of Distinction Award.
As part of the Federally mandated No Child Left Behind, this award is given to schools that dramatically improve student performance. They must have at least 40 percent of students from disadvantaged backgrounds, or to schools that score in the top 10 percent on state tests. Wrights Mill Road scored in the top percentile of Alabama, and the top 4 percent nationally.