District 96 is an elementary school district( Kildeer Countryside District 96) covering approximately 20 square miles in southern Lake County, Illinois. District 96 includes portions of Buffalo Grove, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Long Grove, Vernon Hills, and Lake Zurich. The Middle School students who attend school in District 96 feed into Stevenson High School 125.
District 96 students’ performance on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) has been consistently strong. For example, 98.3% of District third graders and 97.4% of District fifth graders met or exceeded Illinois learning standards in mathematics and 94.1% of District fourth graders and 96.6% of District seventh graders met or exceeded state standards in science.
In the past few years, Twin Groves Middle School, Ivy Hall Elementary School and Woodlawn Middle School have all earned national Blue Ribbon recognition from the U.S. Department of Education. All four District 96 elementary schools-Country Meadows, Ivy Hall, Kildeer, and Prairie were recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education for 2009 Academic Excellence.
The Willow Grove Kindergarten Center in District 96 has earned NAEYC Accreditation along with recognition as building a successful professional learning community. Willow Grove Kindergarten Center
Schools in District 96
Willow Grove Kindergarten Center Every Kindergarten student in District 96 attends the Willow Grove Kindergarten Center. The school is located at 777 Checker in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
Prairie Elementary School Prairie Elementary School is located at 1530 Brandywyn Lane in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Prairie is one of the 4 elementary schools in District 96 that serve grades 1-5. Students who attend Prairie feed into Twin Groves Middle School.
Ivy Hall Elementary School Ivy Hall Elementary School is located at 1072 Ivy Hall in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Ivy Hall is one of the 4 elementary schools in District 96 that serve grades 1-5. Students who attend Ivy Hall feed into Twin Groves Middle School.
Country Meadows Elementary School Country Meadows Elementary School is located at 6360 Gilmer Road in Long Grove. Country Meadows is one of 4 elementary schools in District 96 that serve grades 1-5. Students who attend Country Meadows Elementary School feed into Woodlawn Middle School. Country Meadows and Woodlawn Middle School are actually adjacent to each other
Kildeer Elementary School Kildeer Elementary School is located at 3100 Old Mchenry in the heart of downtown Long Grove. Kildeer is one of 4 elementary schools in District 96 that serve grades 1-5. Students who attend Kildeer Elementary School feed into Woodlawn Middle School
Twin Groves Middle School Twin Groves Middle School is located at 2600 N. Buffalo Grove Road in Buffalo Grove. Twin Groves and Woodlawn together serve the 6-8th graders in District 96. Prairie And Ivy Hall feed into this school
Woodlawn Middle School is located at 6362 Gilmer Road in Long Grove. Woodlawn and Twin Groves together serve the 6-8th graders in District 96. Country Meadows and Kildeer Elementary School feed into this school.