08 Oct 2007

And the Winners Are…Orange County Students!


Orange County ~ California oc-schools.jpg

Nine Orange County schools were recently named as recipients of the coveted National “Blue Ribbon School award. Of the twenty-seven schools named in the State of California, one-third, nine were from the OC, Of those three of the local schools in Northern Orange Co.

· Brea’s ~ Olinda Elementary School

· Fullerton’s ~ Beechwood School

· Yorba Linda’s ~ Fairmont Elementary

Combined with hard work of the students, dedication of teachers, administrators, parents and the communities, these fine schools received the national nod for outstanding performances.

Other OC schools include:

· Arroyo Elementary School, Santa Ana

· Deerfield Elementary School, Irvine

· Mariners Christian School, Costa Mesa

· Mariners Elementary School, Newport Beach

· Tustin Memorial Academy, Santa Ana

· Victoria Elementary School, Costa Mesa

blue-ribbon-winners.jpgSuccess in the Blue Ribbonprogram in Orange County incorporated a countywide focus on the academic standards measured by nationally No Child Left Behind Act. In addition the dedication and willingness among local school administrators to undergo the detailed application and interview process for the award made helped make the recognition possible. The Blue Ribbon program originated nationally in 1982. No doubt we want the best for our children, especially when it comes to education. Yet great schools can be measured in multiple ways. As a long-time Realtor I can tell you the value of a preferred school, or school district can be immense when it comes to the desirability of your home.

If you’re a home buyer who is considering living in so cal and you want to find out more about homes in these areas, contact me, Lynda@PreferredHomeBrokers.com. Preferred Home Brokers is a full service real estate brokerage representing home buyer and sellers for more thank three decades. Remember, “Your kids will always remember where they grew up!”


About the Author

I maintains an active residential re-sale brokerage in Brea, CA, located in Orange County, about 20 minutes north of Disneyland. Contact Lynda directly at (714) 595-1494, or Lynda@PreferredHomeBrokers.com – CA License #00402040

5 Responses to And the Winners Are…Orange County Students!
  1. Lynda, good schools are such a “must have” for anyone with kids! How nice to know that you have so many right there in your neighborhoods.

  2. Hi Joanne ~ Thanks for the visit, and I agree. We are fortunate to have so many great schools in our backyard.

  3. :mrgreen: Wahhooo for Orange County! Excellent News for the schools in Brea! What a wonderful accomplishment! 😛

  4. Hi Susie,
    Thanks for the comment, and you’re so right about great schools!

  5. Lynda,
    I congratulate all the teachers and students in Orange County on doing such a great job. Your community must be proud of their wonderful schools.


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