After receiving a state School of Excellence in Arts Education award, Carnation Elementary is recognized by their school district for their outstanding achievement.  As one of three schools to be awarded this title, Carnation Elementary – as well as winning schools Elk Plain Elementary and Tacoma School of the Arts – have been submitted to the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Schools of Distinction in Arts Education to compete for their national award.  Read more about the state winners and learn more about the award.