Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103 is among 12 elementary school districts in Lake County to receive the 2012 Bright Red Apple Award for educational excellence from SchoolSearch.
A total of 78 school districts in Illinois have received the award out of 866 elementary and high school districts in the state.
School districts are judged by their academic performance, pupil/teacher ratio, operating expenditure per pupil, educational level of teachers and average teacher salary.
District 103, which serves a portion of Buffalo Grove, includes Laura B. Sprague School for students in early childhood through second grade; Half Day School for students in grades third and fourth grades; and Daniel Wright Junior High School for students in fifth through eighth grades.
— Information provided by School District 103