Mount Ayr Elementary One of Five Iowa Schools to Earn Blue Ribbon Status

(Radio Iowa) The U-S Secretary of Education says five Iowa Schools have earned Blue Ribbon status this year. Radio Iowa’s Dar Danielson reports.

All five Iowa schools were chosen based on overall academic performance on state assessments or national tests.. They are Prairie Trail Elementary School, Ankeny; Glenwood – West Elementary School; Mount Ayr Elementary School; Van Meter High School, and Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School. They are among the 297 schools recognized nationwide.