TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Drachman Montessori Magnet Elementary School has been named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.
Drachman Montessori Magnet School is the only school in Tucson and one of four schools in Arizona to receive this award this year.
The Blue Ribbon is awarded to public and private schools across the country who achieve high levels of performance or work to close achievement gaps.
Celaya has been the principal at Drachman Montessori for 10 years. During that time, Celaya said the school has set itself apart from the rest by working on student-teacher relationships.
The school, along with 335 other 2015 Blue Ribbon schools, will be recognized next month in Washington D.C.
Some of the previous winners include Mesquite Elementary (2014), Sabino High School (2013), Manzanita (2012), Presidio School (2007), and Ocotillo Early Learning Center (2004).