An elementary school in Fairfield County was among just five schools from the state named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018 by the U.S. Department of Education.
The West School in New Canaan earned the honor.
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program award recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students either achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap. Nationally, 349 schools received this honor in 2018.
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