Four U-46 Schools Named to 2012 Illinois Honor Roll
Elgin, IL – School District U-46 announced today that four of its schools received Academic Excellence Awards as part of the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Northern Illinois University (NIU) 2012 Illinois Honor Roll. Bartlett Elementary, Centennial Elementary, Prairieview Elementary, and Wayne Elementary Schools were among the recipients of the Academic Excellence Awards.
“I applaud the teachers, staff, students and parents at these award-winning elementary schools for their commitment to hard work and academic success that led to this prestigious recognition,” said School District U-46 Superintendent Dr. José M. Torres. “Our school staff in U-46 will continue to develop a culture for learning and high expectations so that each and every student can reach high academic standards.”
The Academic Excellence Awards recognized 454 schools that sustained very high academic performance over the last three years. In elementary schools, at least 90 percent of the students met or exceeded state standards in both reading and math for at least three consecutive years.
School District U-46 has a long history of receiving numerous Illinois Honor Roll awards. Wayne Elementary School is a second-year winner of the Academic Excellence Award, Bartlett Elementary School has received it every year since 2009, and Centennial and Prairieview have received it every year since 2008.