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Riverchase Elementary School Selected as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

February 8, 2023


Riverchase Elementary School was selected as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for a second time! Riverchase Elementary met the required criteria in nine performance areas of high-performing schools required for this prestigious award.


· Student Focus and Support

· School Organization and Culture

· Challenging Standards and Curriculum

· Active Teaching and Learning

· Technology and Integration

· Professional Community

· Leadership and Education Vitality

· School, Family, and Community Partnerships

· Indicators of Success


In addition to the comprehensive review process for the nine performance areas, stakeholder surveys, interviews, and school visits were also completed.


Dr. Judy Warden Fields, CEO of Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, applauds Riverchase Elementary School for its courage, collaborative spirit, and commitment to excellence in ensuring all students get the education they deserve.


Principal Dr. Alice Turney said, "This recognition confirms our commitment to excellence. The Riverchase community works hard to meet the needs of students. I am exceptionally proud of all the hard work and dedication over the years to make this happen by all the stakeholders. Accomplishments like this cannot be achieved by a few people, it truly takes a village working together for success!"


This award will be presented to Riverchase Elementary School during the Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Conference in Orlando, Florida at Disney's Contemporary Convention Center at the Awards Luncheon on Friday, December 1, 2023. Over 40 states are represented at this national event each year.