|September 27, 2012||Newton||0||Hughes||10|
|October 28, 2011||Hughes||3||Newton||23|
|October 29, 2010||Newton||42||Hughes||6|
The U.S. Department of Education is recognizing eight Georgia public schools and one private school as 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools. State education officials announced the awards Tuesday. Nationally, 264 public and 50 private schools were recognized for their overall academic excellence or for making progress in closing the achievement gap.