The Auburn Industrial Development Corporation was honored to work with Masterman’s in providing the Julia Bancroft Elementary School staff and teachers with jackets commemorating the high achievement of being named the 2014 National Blue Ribbon School.
Part of the Julia Bancroft Elementary School press release is as follows:
“U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced that the Julia Bancroft Elementary School in Auburn, MA has been designated as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School. Julia Bancroft is one of 337 schools in the nation to receive this honor and one of four in Massachusetts. It was chosen based on exemplary progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups as measured by performance on state assessments and assessments compared to national norms. Julia Bancroft has demonstrated that in educating the whole child, they provide students with opportunities to reach their full potential in an environment characterized by quality curriculum and instruction.”
Full Story: http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/awardwinners/14ma229pu_julia_bancroft_elementary_school.html