The Illinois State Board of Education recently released Illinois School Report Cards for the 2018-19 school year, and Okawville Grade School earned an exemplary rating last year.
In both English Language Arts and Mathematics, Okawville Grade School students were well above the state average based upon scores on the Illinois Assessment of Readiness tests.
The statistics are based on the IRA tests for students in seventh and eighth grades and SAT scores for high school students.
Okawville Grade School was the lone school in Washington County to earn a rating of exemplary, though no school was rated lower than commendable.
Read full list of county school ratings in this week’s issue.