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Outstanding Schools

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    2018 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARD FINALIST

    • Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary is a finalist for the National Blue Ribbon Award -- a federal award that regonizes top schools across the counrty for their overall excellence. STAY TUNED! In the fall of 2018 we will find out if Blakely was indeed selected to receive the award. 

    2016 WASHINGTON ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 

    • In 2016, four BISD schools made the state’s highest grade by winning the Washington Achievement Award for student progress. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) named the Odyssey Multiage Program and Ordway, Captain Charles Wilkes and Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary schools among the 401 top-performing schools statewide. The OSPI cited all four schools for Overall Excellence. Blakely and Ordway stood out for Math and English Language Arts Growth.

      Washington Achievement Awards celebrate the state's top performing schools in specific categories: overall excellence, and special recognition in language arts, math, science, graduation rate, improvement, and closing achievement gaps.

      “These schools help Washington lead the way in innovative education and access to high-quality learning opportunities. To all of those honored, thank you for your dedication to Washington students, families, and the future," said Superintendent Chris Reykdal.
     

    AMERICA'S BEST HIGH SCHOOLS 

    • In its 2015 review of more than 21,000 public high schools, U.S. News & World Report awarded gold-medal status to Bainbridge High School ranking it the seventh best public high school in Washington state (for a second year) and No. 321 nationwide. Silver-ranked Eagle Harbor High School is 40th in the state and No. 1,412 nationally.

    • In 2015, Newsweek again designated Bainbridge High School as one of "America's Top High Schools." The publication’s rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for college.  

    AMERICA'S BEST STEM EDUCATION SCHOOLS 

    • In 2015, U.S. News & World Report also recognized Bainbridge High School as one of America's best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) schools.