The Illinois StateBoard of Education has recognized six Moline schools fro their academic achievements. Jane Addams Elementary School received one of the highest awards fro outstanding academic performance. The Academic Excellence Award. To qualify for this award a school must have 90% of their students meet or exceed state standards in both reading and math for 3 consecutive years. The school must have also made Adequate Yearly Progress as required by the No Child Left Behind Act.
Jane Addams is the first school in Rock Island County to receive the Academic Excellence Award. The Illinois State Board of Education also awarded Ericsson, Lincoln-Irving, Logan and Washington with The Spotlight Award. The Spotlight Award is given to schools with 50% low income students and 60% of students that met or exceeded state standards on both reading and math.
Hats off to all students, teachers, support staff and administration.