Four Burbank schools awarded ‘Gold Ribbons’

Four Burbank schools are among 275 middle and high schools in California that won a Gold Ribbon Award this year, state officials announced this week.

Burbank High School received the honor, as did David Starr Jordan, John Muir and Luther Burbank middle schools.

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The program honors schools that are considered exemplary for how they apply state standards and prepare students for 21st-century college and careers.

In all, 477 middle schools and high schools applied for the Gold Ribbon Award this year.

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“These Gold Ribbon Awards are another example of the amazing work our employees do on behalf of our students every single day,” said Burbank Unified Supt. Matt Hill in a statement. “It is truly [an] honor to work for such an amazing district.”

kelly.corrigan@latimes.com

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