The State of Illinois recognizes schools that have performed well on the Ilinois Standard Achievement Test, which students in grades three to eight take each March.
Academic Excellence Awards recognize schools that have sustained very high academic performance. In elementary and middle schools, this means that at least 90% of the students met or exceeded state standards in both reading and mathematics for at least 3 consecutive years.
Glen Oaks Elementary has received this award in 2011, 2010 and 2009.
Oak Ridge Elementary received this award in 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008.
Conrady Junior High received this award in 2010 and 2009.
The Academic Improvement Awards honor schools for substantial gains in performance over the last several years.
Oak Ridge Elementary received this award in 2005.
Conrady Junior High received this award in 2007, 2006 and 2005.