Kramer Lane Elementary School has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education as a recipient of the National 2013 Blue Ribbon School Award and has been designated an Exemplary High-Performing School. Kramer Lane received this honor based on its 2012 English language arts and mathematics assessment scores. Exemplary High-Performing Schools are ranked among the best-performing schools in the state. To be considered for the award, the school’s test scores must meet or exceed the average of the state’s cut scores at the 85th percentile for all grades tested in both reading and math.

The award was announced at a ceremony by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan which can be viewed at: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/39189722

Newsday did a story on the award at: http://www.newsday.com/long-island/education/four-li-schools-get-national-blue-ribbon-recognition-1.6133695

Representatives of the school will travel to Washington D.C. in November to accept the award. The Bethpage Board of Education is very proud of the accomplishment and believes great instruction is happening in all our schools! Congratulations to our entire school community!