TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tulsa high school earned a national honor Friday.

The Federal Department of Education named Booker T. Washington as a 2016 National Blue Ribbon school.

The award is based on academic excellence.

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister said, "We are proud of their accomplishments and grateful for the work they do every day to lift student outcomes and build a strong future for Oklahoma."

Three other Oklahoma schools also received the top honor; they are Sadler Arts Academy in Muskogee and elementary schools in both Piedmont and Altus.