The Monmouth County Academy of Allied Health & Science in Monmouth County Vocational School District has been designated an Exemplary High Performing Schools National Blue Ribbon School for 2018 by U. S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Allied is one of 349 National Blue Ribbon Schools nationally and eighteen school from New Jersey to be recognized in 2018.
“I’m pleased to celebrate with you as your school is named a National Blue Ribbon School,” said U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in a video message to the honorees. “We recognize and honor your important work in preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives. Congratulations on your students’ accomplishments and for your extraordinary commitment to meeting their unique needs.”
The coveted National Blue Ribbon Schools award affirms the hard work of educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content. Designation as a National Blue Ribbon school reflects the hard work and dedication of the teachers and students at Allied, as well as the support provided by Allied families and the school’s community partners.
Part of the Monmouth County Vocational School District and located in Neptune, NJ, the Monmouth County Academy of Allied Health and Science draws students from throughout Monmouth County. The school’s mission is to prepare and motivate students to pursue further education towards a career in the medical sciences through a rigorous specialized curriculum and community based partnerships, inspiring students to serve society with compassion, skill and vision. Allied offers a curriculum that emphasizes science, technology, and service learning, especially as those subjects apply to the health sciences.