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Strath Haven High School is Named One of Best in Nation

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced on Wednesday, September 28th that Strath Haven High School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Strath Haven is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor. 


Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.  


Dr. MaryJo Yannacone, Principal, and Ms. Andrea LaPira, Assistant Principal, will represent Strath Haven High School at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the hard-won achievements of the Strath Haven High School community of students, staff, and parents.


For more information about Strath Haven High School, please contact the school office at 610-892-3470 x2100. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit