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PHS honored by superintendent

PROPHETSTOWN – Prophetstown High School is one of 19 high schools in the state to receive the Academic Improvement Award.

The 2012 award honors schools that have posted substantial gains in academics. The criteria is to show improvement of at least 7.5 points in state test scores in reading and mathematics between 2011 and 2012 or show improvement of at least 15 points in state test scores in reading and mathematics between 2010 and 2012; and show an upward trend in state test results.

Kevin Parker, principal, received a certificate from Christopher Koch, state superintendent of education, commemorating the award, which covered the past 3 years.

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