MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The U.S. Department of Education will honor three Myrtle Beach schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools, on November 9 through 10, at the historic Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Forestbrook Middle School, Lakewood Elementary School and Myrtle Beach Intermediate School have been selected as Exemplary High Performing schools in the 2014 – 15 school year.
Among the state's highest performing schools, Exemplary High Performing Schools are measured by state assessments or nationally-normed tests. Student subgroup performance and high school graduation rates are also taken into account.
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has been recognizing exceptional public and private elementary, middle and high schools since 1982 and over 8,000 American schools have won the coveted award.