Awards & RecognitionParents and students choose us for the small school personalized care they receive from teachers and staff, for the “learn by doing” education that inspires our students’ performance, and for our focus of keeping the environment at the center of everything we do. The results foster a nationally recognized award winning education and a choice for parents who want their children to be natural leaders.
2014 — Named one of the top 50 School Districts in Illinois (#29).
2013 — National Blue Ribbon Schools Award.
2012 — National Green Ribbon Schools Award.
2012 — Academic Excellence Award.
2011 — Academic Excellence Award.
2010 — Academic Excellence Award.
2009 — Academic Excellence Award.
2009 — Featured in “Chicago” magazine in as best charter schools in the area.
2008 — Awarded LEED™ Gold by USGBC (1st constructed in Illinois – 2004).
2007 — National Charter School of the Year by The Center for Education Reform
2006 — BP most valuable resources by for going beyond in math and science and environmental leadership.
2006 — Received a “Charter Up!” award from the Illinois Network of Charter Schools for our innovative Farm to Table program.
2005 — Academic Excellence Award.
2004 — Academic Excellence Award.
2004 — Recognized as a leader by BP with a focus on education as the cornerstone of innovation and progress.