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Lake Forest and Lake Bluff Schools Named to State Academic Honor Roll

Five Lake Forest and Lake Bluff area schools were given the honor for sustaining high academic performance for three consecutive years.

Elementary schools in Lake Forest School District 67 and Lake Bluff School District 65 were given high honors by the Illinois State Board of Education this week.

The following schools were named to the Academic Honor Roll and given the 2012 Academic Excellence Award.

Cherokee Elementary, Deer Path Middle School East, Everett Elementary and Sheridan Elementary in District 67 and Lake Bluff Elementary in District 65 are among 454 Illinois schools receiving the award. The schools honored all sustained high academic performances over the past three years.

According to the Illinois State Board of Education, schools who receive the Academic Excellence Award must have at least 90 percent of elementary and middle students meeting or exceeding state standards in reading and math for three straight years. At the high school level, at least 85 percent of the students must meet or exceed standards on the Prairie State Achievement Exam given in 2010-2012.

marco sangria January 30, 2013 at 01:50 PM
Congratulations to the hard working teachers, administrators and staff!! Your good work is noteworthy. I know personally the team from the principal down at everett school is top notch and it sounds like the other schools have followed suit. We so appreciate your care and concern for civility and academics. Truly, no child is left behind.
SK Card January 31, 2013 at 10:16 PM
Congratulations to the administration and staff. It is not east to be in educaiton today and all your hard work has paid off. I know the administration and some of the staff personally and your dedication to children is extraordinary.
SK Card January 31, 2013 at 10:19 PM
Congratulations to the administration and staff. It is not east to be in educaiton today and all your hard work has paid off. I know the administration and some of the staff personally at Deer Path Middle School and their dedication to children is extraordinary.
Me March 04, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Administration...huh? Congratulations to the parents who worked hard with their children. As has been the case for decades on end, learning happens at home. Last time I checked, Administration just got in the way and consumed resources.
marco sangria March 05, 2013 at 12:33 AM
me, you sound very educated. we are fotunate that you are not administering or teaching.

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