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Ellsworth Earns 2023 National Blue Ribbon School Recognition


Above / 2023 National Blue Ribbon School Recognition will be presented to Ellsworth Elementary School in November. (Image submitted by Alex Mayster for School District 203)

Naperville Community Unit School District 203 has announced that Ellsworth Elementary School has been selected as a 2023 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

Ellsworth receives the award in the category of Exemplary High-Performing Schools, which recognizes the state’s highest performing schools – measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests. The award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content.

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In November, representatives from Ellsworth will officially receive the National Blue Ribbon Schools award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Ellsworth becomes the fourth Naperville 203 school to receive National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition in the last two years. In 2022, Elmwood, Highlands and Steeple Run Elementary Schools each received National Blue Ribbon School recognition.

“Congratulations to the entire Ellsworth community!” stated Alex Mayster, Executive Director of Communication for School District 203, in a news release.

Editor’s Note: This news inspired a link to a related story / Who is Ellsworth School named after?

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Naperville Community Unit School District 203
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Naperville Community Unit School District 203 is a nationally recognized pre-K-12 school district of 17,500 students in two high schools, five junior highs, 14 elementary schools, and one early childhood center. The educational program of the Naperville 203 school district is designed to provide excellence for all students, and founded in the mission of educating students to be self-directed learners, collaborative workers, complex thinkers, quality producers, and community contributors.


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