Illinois School Report Cards also were released on Thursday, Oct. 31. While the news statewide was grim for elementary and middle school levels, due to Illinois implementing more rigorous standards, the four high schools in District 155 witnessed increases on testing results.
In Community High School District 155, 70 percent of the students met or exceeded state standards on the 2013 Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE). That number is up from 65 percent in 2012, according to the Illinois Report Card website.
Statewide, only 53 percent of high school students met or exceeded Illinois testing standards, according to the website.
District 155's four high schools individually performed as follows: