Awards and Recognition

Prairie Crossing Charter School has received significant recognition and won many awards since 1999.
Some of the highlights include:

Prairie Crossing Charter School is honored with 2012 National Green Ribbon Award! 
The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) recognition award honors schools that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs; improving the health and wellness of students and staff; and providing effective environmental and sustainability education, which incorporates STEM, civic skills and green career pathways. 



Named one of the top 53 charter schools in the
United States by The Center for Education Reform
in 2007.





Named as one of Chicagoland's 11 most valuable resources by BP for going beyond in math and science education and environmental leadership.

Featured in an article in "Chicago" magazine in April of 2009 as one of the best charter schools in the area.

Received a "Charter Up!" award from the
Illinois Network of Charter Schools for our innovative Farm to Table program.


Recognized as a leader by BP in 2004,
with a focus on education as the cornerstone of innovation and progress.


We believe that children are our best hope to improve the world.

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