District 96 is an elementary school district 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.
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