2013-2014 Application [Word, 592K | PDF, 126K]
2014 Norm Referenced Assessment Information for Non-Public Schools [PDF, 504K]
2014 Timeline and Process for Non-Public Schools
Number of Nominations per CSSO, DoDEA, BIE and CAPE [PDF, 17K]
2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Timeline and Process::
|November 13, 2013
||The Secretary sends a letter of invitation to the CSSOs and CAPE requesting nomination of schools.
|December 13, 2013
||Plans for public school nominations from CSSOs and a plan for non-public school nominations from CAPE are due to the Department.
||Plans for nominations are reviewed for alignment with the general eligibility criteria of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program.
|December 20, 2013
||Non-public school applications are due to CAPE.
||CAPE selects its nominations.
|January 10, 2014
||Public school nominations are due to the Department.
|January 17, 2014
||The Department invites all public schools nominated to apply for recognition as National Blue Ribbon Schools.
|March 21, 2014
||Completed public and non-public school applications are due to the Department.
||Applications are reviewed for completeness, quality and accuracy.
||States certify that nominated public schools have met all eligibility requirements.
||The Secretary announces the 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
||Two representatives from each school, the principal and a teacher, attend the recognition ceremony in Washington, DC.