Douglas MacArthur Elementary School Named 2012 National Blue Ribbon School
Douglas MacArthur qualifies and is recognized as an "Exemplary High Performing" 2012 National Blue Ribbon School. The program recognizes schools in one of two performance categories. The first category is “Exemplary High Performing,” in which schools are recognized among their state’s highest performing schools, as measured by state assessments or nationally-normed tests. The second category is “Exemplary Improving,” in which schools that have at least 40 percent of their students from disadvantaged backgrounds demonstrate the most progress in improving student achievement levels as measured by state assessments or nationally-normed tests.