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For Immediate Release
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

MOUNT PROSPECT — 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.

“This is a remarkable list of 13 schools that have maintained excellence or improved academic performance amid a tough economy and substantial cuts to education,” said State Superintendent Koch. “We hope students, educators, parents and community members will celebrate their school’s success because they are the ones responsible for these good and improving results.”

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.

 

The 13 schools recognized Monday:

Wheeling CCSD 21

Henry W Longfellow Elem School
J W Riley Elementary School

Arlington Heights SD 25

Greenbrier Elementary School
Ivy Hill Elementary School
Patton Elementary School
Windsor Elementary School

River Trails SD 26

Euclid Elementary School
Indian Grove Elementary School

Mount Prospect SD 57

Fairview Elementary School
Lions Park Elementary School

Community Consolidated SD 59

Devonshire School
John Jay Elementary School

CCSD 62

Iroquois Community School

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

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