A dozen Bay Area schools are recipients of the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education.
Principal Heidi Smith at Huff Elementary in Mountain View received an additional honor this year. This week, she and six other principals of blue ribbon recipient schools received the 2015 Terrel H. Bell Outstnding Leaders award.
Just over 7,000 schools in the U.S. have received this recognition as an "outstanding" school in the award’s 32-year history.
Below is a list of all the schools now part of the big blue:
Alameda Science and Technology Institute
Bel Aire Elementary School
Campolindo High School
Del Rey Elementary School
Frank L. Huff Elementary School
Happy Valley Elementary School
James Dougherty Elementary School
James Franklin Smith Elementary School
Middle College High School at San Joaquin Delta College
Montclair Elementary School
Neil A. Armstrong Elementary School
Vintage Hills Elementary School