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Peralta Elementary Wins the 2011 National “Blue Ribbon” School Honor
OUSD’s Peralta Elementary has been named a 2010-2011 National Blue Ribbon School, one of the highest honors available in K-12 education. The school is one of two in Alameda County, one of four in the Bay Area, and one of just 21 in the state of California, to earn this prestigious recognition. The Blue Ribbon Schools program recognizes schools that are “national models of excellence,” as demonstrated by superior overall achievement as well as substantial accomplishment in the face of economic challenges. Click here for more information.

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Lincoln Elementary Wins the 2010 National “Blue Ribbon” School Honor
OUSD’s Lincoln Elementary has been named a 2010 National Blue Ribbon School, one of the highest honors available in K-12 education. The school, located in Oakland’s Chinatown section, is the only school in Alameda County, and one of just 25 in the state of California, to earn this recognition. Five Northern California schools, three in the Bay Area, received the prestigious award.

"Today was a wonderful day as I watched, by video, Education Secretary Arne Duncan announcing that Lincoln Elementary would be the receiving the 2010 National Blue Ribbon Award,” said Lincoln Principal John Melvin. “This is a tremendous honor. Lincoln has a long history serving the immigrant population of the Oakland Chinatown community. This Blue Ribbon Award acknowledges academic success over time and we are proud to have sustained excellence. This award is a testament to the hard work and efforts of our students, teachers, staff and families."


Last Modified on April 18, 2012