Kaneland honored at achievement conference

By on January 24, 2014

KANELAND—Kaneland High School was honored as a Featured School at the Raising Student Achievement Conference, which took place Dec. 9 and 10.

The Raising Student Achievement Conference, presented by the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools and the Regional Offices of Education, is an annual state level conference dedicated to focusing on best practices that support student learning.

Kaneland High School was recognized for implementing improved practices that resulted in unprecedented increases in student achievement scores on the ACT college entrance exam. For the 2013 administration of the ACT, the percentage of KHS students meeting the college readiness benchmark increased by 9 percent in English, 4 percent in math, 18 percent in reading and 13 percent in science.

Because of these increases, and corresponding increases on the Prairie State Achievement Exam, Kaneland High School was
designated as making adequate yearly progress for the 2012-13 school year. In addition to being honored at the conference general session, KHS administration presented at the conference regarding its school improvement practices and processes.