One Lake in the Hills elementary school received high honors from the Illinois State Board of Education this week.
Lincoln Prarie Elementary School was among the 454 Illinois schools to be named to the Illinois Honor Roll and chosen for a 2012 Academic Excellence Award and the only school in Algonquin or Lake in the Hills to be selected for the honor.
The schools honored all sustained high academic performances over the past three years.
According to the Illinois State Board of Education, schools who receive the Academic Excellence Award must have at least 90 percent of elementary and middle students meeting or exceeding state standards in reading and math for three straight years.
In 2012, 94 percent of the 531 students met or exceeded standards on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT), according to the ISBE website.
"Schools that receive Academic Excellence Awards tend to remain on the honor roll year after year, and many of them raise their level of performance," according to the ISBE's Illinois Honor Roll website.