The Illinois State Board of Education has recognized Harvard Park Elementary School as one of just a handful of schools making significant academent improvement. .
District 186 Superitendant Jennifer Gill was on hand Friday to recognize the faculty and students of the school.
‘In the last year alone, the students made a 7 percent increase in their math and reading skills so I am very excited about the work and the growth these students and teachers reached together,” Gill says.
Iles School was also recognized by the ISBE for academic achievement. Of the 125 schools across the state being noticed by state officials, District 186 has two of them.