honor roll Illinois Honor Roll - 2012




    The 2012 Illinois Honor Roll recognizes 624 schools across the state for their continued academic progress. The honor roll is divided into three categories – Spotlight Schools, Academic Excellence and Academic Improvement. Each award has unique criteria that best reflect the diverse circumstances of Illinois schools.

    • Spotlight Schools – Recognizes 105 high-poverty, high-performing schools that are beating the odds to overcome the achievement gap.
    • Academic Excellence Awards – 454 schools have sustained high performance over at least three years.
    • Academic Improvement Awards – 81 schools are showing substantial improvement.


    A complete listing of the 2012 Illinois Honor Roll Schools can be found online at http://www.ilhonorroll.niu.edu/


2012 Honor Roll Press Releases



January 28, 2013 -- More than 600 schools recognized for exemplary performance on 2012 Illinois Honor Roll


Annual list shows continued and improved academic achievement as state moves toward new accountability system in 2014

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Northern Illinois University (NIU) announced today that 624 schools made the Illinois Honor Roll for their continued academic progress or excellence.

January 28, 2013 -- State Board celebrates success of 13 Mount Prospect area Honor Roll Schools


Annual list recognizes improving and high-performing schools across state

State Superintendent of Education Christopher A. Koch recognized 13 schools today for being named to the 2012 Illinois Honor Roll. The schools were honored during a school assembly at John Jay Elementary in Mount Prospect.

February 25, 2013 -- State Board celebrates the success of eight Honor Roll schools in west central Illinois


Annual list recognizes improving and high-performing schools across the state

State Superintendent of Education Christopher A. Koch recognized eight schools today for being named to the 2012 Illinois Honor Roll. The schools were honored during a school assembly at Dewey Elementary School in Quincy, the only school in the state to have won the Spotlight award 10 times for maintaining high- level performance.

March 20, 2013 -- State Board recognizes Illinois Honor Roll schools in Monroe, Randolph and St. Clair counties


Annual list recognizes improving and high-performing schools across the state

State Superintendent of Education Christopher A. Koch recognized 17 schools from St. Clair, Monroe and Randolph counties today (Wednesday, March 20) for being named to the 2012 Illinois Honor Roll. The schools were honored during a school assembly at Westhaven Elementary School in Belleville.


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