NEW ALBANY, Ind. (WHAS11) -- A celebration was held Thursday morning in New Albany.
Fairmont Elementary School was named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education.
The award honors public and private schols where students perform at high levels or where significant improvements are made in students' level of achievement.
Only 286 schools in the country were selected.
Kingsolver Elementary School in Fort Knox is the only other Kentuckiana campus to receive the designation.