LOSTANT – Lostant Elementary School has been awarded the highest rating of an Exemplary School, According to the Illinois Board of Education. The I.S.B.E. says, they came up with a new labeling system for schools because the federal Every Student Succeeds Act requires each state to create a simple way for parents to gauge the quality of a school. In Illinois, the labels are based on 10+ weighted factors, ranging from an exemplary school to lowest performing school. An exemplary rating indicated the school is performing in the top 10 percent of schools statewide with no under performing student groups.
Information regarding the weighted factors may be found at https://www.isbe.net/Documents/ISBE-Multiple-Indicators.pdf