Exceptional, Award-Winning, and Nationally Ranked. Exceptional, Award-Winning, and Nationally Ranked. The Johns Creek area schools are not only National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award recipients, but are also home to the highest SAT scores in metro Atlanta. The foundation for such a superior education begins within the elementary and middle schools. Dolvin Elementary received a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award, the highest award for a school’s educational achievement, as well as their designation as a Georgia School of Excellence. Another National School of Excellence in the area is River Trail Middle School and two other schools – Taylor Middle School and Haynes Bridge Middle – are also recognized as Georgia Schools of Excellence.