AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that two East Texas schools are among 29 honorees across the state honored as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023.
According to the announcement, Blue Ribbon Schools are named by the U.S. Department of Education based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps.
Frankston Elementary School and Pittsburg Intermediate School were listed among the 2023 honorees.
“Being chosen as a National Blue Ribbon School is a special distinction, and I congratulate the students, educators, and parents of these 29 Texas schools for their hard work and dedication to promoting excellence,” Abbott said. “Texas continues to be a national leader in education success because we prioritize the needs of our students, providing them with the resources and encouragement they need to succeed. In Texas, we will continue to support every student to chart a course toward a brighter future."