8 Missouri schools receive blue ribbons

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(KTVI)  – Congratulations to McKelvey elementary school in Maryland Heights.  It is among eight public schools in Missouri named a blue ribbon school.

The national award honors schools for high levels of academic achievement or progress in closing achievement gaps among disadvantaged and minority students.

Other blue ribbon schools in the area are:

Ralph M. Captain Elementary in Clayton

Ladue Middle School

Truman Middle School, Lindbergh School District

McKelvey Elementary and West Middle School in Parkway School District

Kennard Classical Junior Academy, St. Louis City Public Schools