Vacherie Elementary One Of Six Schools In State Nominated For National Award

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By Pam Folse Contributing Writer

Vacherie Elementary School (VES) is one of six schools in the state to be nominated as a National Blue Ribbon School, the St. James Parish School Board learned Tuesday.

The National Blue Ribbon School Program is a Federal program created in 1982 to honor schools that have achieved high levels of student achievement or made significant improvements in closing the achievement gap among student subgroups.

Vacherie Elementary School was nominated by the Louisiana State Department of Education for having the greatest performance increase over the past year.


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