School Search Website Gives Bright A+ Award to Lake Zurich Schools

Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 one of six districts in Lake County to be recognized.


Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 is one of 59 Illinois school districts to receive the 2012 School Search Bright A+ Award. This award is based on those school districts with the highest academic performance in Illinois.

According to the SchoolSearch press release:

SchoolSearch honors 59 Illinois school districts (out of 868 school districts) with the SchoolSearchTM Bright A+ Award for academic excellence. These school districts are among the top 5 percent of Illinois school districts academically based on the following criteria (Source: 2011 IL Report Card Data):

Elementary Criterion: The overall average percentage of the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade ISAT (Illinois Standards Achievement Test) meets or exceeds percentages of reading & math. The Illinois State School District range for this overall average ISAT percentage is 54.10 (lowest) -- 99.30 (highest) out of a possible range of 0-100. The Illinois State average for this percentage is 82.28. Elementary/Unit School Districts with a percentage of 95.30 or above on this criterion qualified for this award.

Secondary Criterion: The ACT composite score of all students tested. The Illinois State School District range for the ACT is 13.3 (lowest) -- 27.5 (highest) out of a possible range of 1-36. The Illinois State average ACT score is 20.6 & the U.S. average ACT score is 21.1. High School/Unit School Districts with an ACT score of 23.4 or above qualified for this award.

For more information visit the Bright A+TM Award Recipient List on the SchoolSearchTM website.




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