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Congratulations to Riverview Elementary School for earning the 2006 Illinois Spotlight School Award!!

 

This is an Academic Achievement Award for Exemplary Performance in Closing the 
Achievement Gap, Meeting High Standards, and Opening a World of Opportunities.

All Spotlight Schools meet the following criteria:

  • At least 50% of students in the schools are reported as being from low-income families in 2006.
  • At least 47.5% of students met or exceeded standards in reading and mathematics in 2006, using the formula for calculating AYP.
  • At least 50% of students met or exceeded standards in both reading and mathematics in two previous years (2005 and 2004).
  • Made Adequate Yearly Progress in the two previous years as required by No Child Left Behind, which in 2006 meant the following:
    • At least 47.5% meeting and exceeding standards in both reading and mathematics
    • 95% participation rate in state assessments for all students and each subgroup
    • Attendance rate of at least 89% for elementary and middle schools and graduation rate of at least 69% for high schools

Congratulations to Riverview Elementary School for earning the 2007 Illinois Spotlight School Award for the 2nd year in a row!

 

This is an Academic Achievement Award for Exemplary Performance in Closing the 
Achievement Gap, Meeting High Standards, and Opening a World of Opportunities.

All Spotlight Schools meet the following criteria:

  • At least 50% of students in the schools are reported as being from low-income families in 2007.
  • At least 55% of students met or exceeded standards in reading and mathematics in 2007, using the formula for calculating AYP.
  • At least 50% of students met or exceeded standards in both reading and mathematics in two previous years (2006 and 2005).
  • Made Adequate Yearly Progress in the two previous years as required by No Child Left Behind, which in 2007 meant the following:
    • At least 55% meeting and exceeding standards in both reading and mathematics
    • 95% participation rate in state assessments for all students and each subgroup
    • Attendance rate of at least 90% for elementary and middle schools and graduation rate of at least 72% for high schools

Congratulations to Riverview Elementary School for earning the 2008 Illinois Spotlight School Award for the 3rd year in a row!

 

This is an Academic Achievement Award for Exemplary Performance in Closing the 
Achievement Gap, Meeting High Standards, and Opening a World of Opportunities.

All Spotlight Schools meet the following criteria:

  • At least 50% of students in the schools are reported as being from low-income families in 2008.
  • At least 62.5% of students met or exceeded standards in reading and mathematics in 2008, using the formula for calculating AYP.
  • At least 50% of students met or exceeded standards in both reading and mathematics in two previous years (2007 and 2006).
  • Made Adequate Yearly Progress in the two previous years as required by No Child Left Behind, which in 2008 meant the following:
    • At least 62.5% meeting and exceeding standards in both reading and mathematics
    • 95% participation rate in state assessments for all students and each subgroup
    • Attendance rate of at least 90% for elementary and middle schools and graduation rate of at least 76% for high schools

Congratulations to Riverview Elementary School for earning the 2009 Illinois Spotlight School Award for the 4th year in a row!

 

This is an Academic Achievement Award for Exemplary Performance in Closing the 
Achievement Gap, Meeting High Standards, and Opening a World of Opportunities.

All Spotlight Schools meet the following criteria:

  • At least 50% of students in the schools are reported as being from low-income families in 2009.
  • At least 70% of students met or exceeded standards in reading and mathematics in 2009, using the formula for calculating AYP.
  • At least 50% of students met or exceeded standards in both reading and mathematics in two previous years (2008 and 2007).
  • Made Adequate Yearly Progress in the two previous years as required by No Child Left Behind, which in 2009 meant the following:
    • At least 70% meeting and exceeding standards in both reading and mathematics
    • 95% participation rate in state assessments for all students and each subgroup
    • Attendance rate of at least 90% for elementary and middle schools and graduation rate of at least 78% for high schools

Congratulations to Riverview Elementary School for earning the 2010 Illinois Spotlight School Award 5th year in a row!

This is an Academic Achievement Award for Exemplary Performance in Closing the 
Achievement Gap, Meeting High Standards, and Opening a World of Opportunities
.

The criteria for selecting Spotlight Schools are as follows:

  • At least half the students enrolled are classified as low-income students in 2010.
  • Schools must have made Adequate Yearly Progress for the last two years, 2009 and 2010, as required by No Child Left Behind.
  • At least 60 percent of students must have met or exceeded standards in both reading and mathematics in 2010, and at least 50 percent of students met or exceeded those same standards in the two preceding years, 2009 and 2008.