St. Petersburg school nabs National Blue Ribbon recognition
Northside Christian Elementary in St. Petersburg is one of four schools in the state recognized as a National Blue Ribbon school.
The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday recognized 279 public and 50 private schools throughout the country that are high-performing or have made strides to bridge the achievement gap. Northside Christian, a private school associated with Northside Baptist Church, is the only school recognized in the Tampa Bay area and the only private school awarded in the state.
The other three Florida schools recognized are State College of Florida Collegiate School in Manatee, Somerset Arts Conservatory School in Broward and Design and Architecture Senior High School in Miami-Dade.