The State of Illinois School Code requires annual reporting from all public schools and school districts. As a result, researching information regarding the individual schools and school districts in your local area or any Illinois community that you may be considering in your next move is easy and readily available. Chicago’s North Shore, North and Northwest suburbs in Northern Illinois are often associated with quality in their educational systems. You can formulate your own assessment and opinion by using these available tools that will give you the straight facts that you can use to determine if these are the types of schools and school districts that suit you, your children and your family.
- School Profiles provide information each school’s students, teachers, student test scores, class sizes and district's budget. Additional details are available by contacting school staff or checking the Illinois State Report Card link on the ISBE web site at www.isbe.net. To access school profiles, click here.
- School Report Cards are published each year as required by State and Federal Laws. These report cards provide information on the students, instructional settings, school district finances, academic performance, performance on state assessments and an adequate yearly progress report. To access school report cards, click here.
- Interactive Illinois Report Card is the premier web site for test results and other school improvement information for Illinois schools created at Northern Illinois University with support from the Illinois State Board of Education. To access the web site, click here.
- School Comparisons are a convenient way to evaluate a school you may be considering to determine its similarity or differences from schools you like or schools that are already familiar to you. To access the school comparison site, click here.