Zion-Benton Township High School District 126, Deerfield School District 109 and Rondout School District 72 received the best financial ratings by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) for their 2018 finances.
Congratulations to the more than 130 Aptakisic orchestra, band, and chorus students who participated in the Illinois Grade School Music Association Solo and Ensemble Contest on February 2 at School District 46 in Round Lake.
Former state school employee Kevin Heffernan, who retired in December 2018, saved $187,477 toward a pension over 28 years working for public schools, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois records show.
Rondout School District 72, Highland Park Township High School District 113 and Lake Forest Community High School District 115 spend the most per student in Lake County, according to the latest Illinois Schools Report Card.
The subsidy Aptakisic Tripp Community Consolidated School District 102 received through state taxes decreased 7 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a Lake County Gazette analysis of public schools data.
Waukegan Community Unit School District 60, Zion-Benton Township High School District 126 and North Chicago School District 187 reported the highest rate of students suspended for reasons related to violence during the 2016-17 school year in Lake County
The revenue Aptakisic Tripp Community Consolidated School District 102 received through local taxes decreased 0.3 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a Lake County Gazette analysis of public schools data.