Lafayette School Earns National Blue Ribbon

Lafayette School Earns National Blue Ribbon Award
Posted on 10/01/2021
National Blue Ribbon Award logoContra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Lynn Mackey congratulated Burton Valley Elementary School in Lafayette for being named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2021.

Burton Valley is the 29th school from Contra Costa County and the third in the Lafayette School District to earn the honor in the award’s 39 years of existence.

“Congratulations to Superintendent Richard Whitmore, Principal Meredith Dolley and the Burton Valley Elementary School community for earning this prestigious honor,” Superintendent Mackey said. “This award demonstrates the hard work the faculty and staff have done to meet the academic and social-emotional needs of their students, even during a pandemic.”

There are 325 schools across the country being recognized this year.

Burton Valley is recognized for being an Exemplary High-Performing School, which means it is among the California’s highest performing schools based on state tests.
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