Intel and BestBuy Invest in Balboa
School's Efforts for Student Achievement Rewarded
Balboa was named the top elementary school math program in Intel Corp annual Schools of Distinction Award.
The Shelltown campus was honored for its rigorous, challenging and engaging program and its track record of improvement. Intel is based in Santa Clara in Northern California's famous Silicon Valley high-technology center. As one of the leading forces in the global computer industry, to be honored by such a major company is a huge honor.
Balboa won a $250,000 award from Best Buy electronics retail stores for its academic efforts, with its creative use of interactive technology to make learning fun. Balboa shared in the prize that was awarded to five San Diego Unified schools.