Los Altos and Mountain View High Schools to Receive Gold Ribbon Award
The Mountain View Los Altos High School District received notice today that both Mountain View High School and Los Altos High School have been selected as Gold Ribbon Schools. The Gold Ribbon Schools Program is a new program for 2015-2016 which honors California's outstanding public schools. Schools that are selected demonstrate exemplary achievements in implementing state standards in priority areas.Three-hundred seventy-three schools out of more than 2,600 middle and high schools statewide were selected for this award.
“These schools are academically successful, vibrant, and innovative centers of learning and teaching," said State Superintendent Tom Torlakson. “They provide great examples of the things educators are doing right—embracing rigorous academic standards, providing excellence and creativity in teaching, and creating a positive school climate. This award is a direct reflection of the dedication, hard work, and vision of your school’s educational community.”
A complete list of 2015 Middle and High California Gold Ribbon Schools is posted on the California Department of Education’s home page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ under “What’s New.”