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MSA Awarded Title of Blue Ribbon School!

Congratulations Madison Street Academy of Visual and Performing Arts!

For more than 30 years, Blue Ribbon status has been granted to schools based on their overall academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.More than 8,500 schools across the country have received the prestigious honor.


The U.S. Department of Education awards ribbon honors to recognize “the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content.” “Exemplary High Performing” schools have their state’s highest high school graduation rates and the highest achieving students (the top 15%) in English and mathematics, measured by state assessments Madison Street Academy will be recognized at the official awards ceremony on November 7 in Washington DC.


The list of all 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools is available on the U. S. Department of Education’s website at


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