MORE ON ILLINOIS BOARDING SCHOOLSThe Illinois school system (K-12) operates within districts governed by locally elected school boards and superintendents. Elementary schools serve children who live in Illinois from kindergarten through eighth grade. Families can choose from their neighborhood elementary school or apply to attend any other school or boarding school across the state that their student is eligible for and has available seats.
Most public schools and boarding schools may have a special curriculum focus that emphasizes arts, language, science, and other academic subjects or offer an accelerated curriculum for academically advanced students.
Illinois offers more than 160 programs for students in ninth through twelfth grade, in addition to the general education program offered in most high schools and boarding schools. Illinois graduation requirements were written to prepare students for success in various experiences after high school. While these requirements align with the state universities of Illinois's entrance requirements, they were also written to prepare students for a variety of careers right out of high school boarding school. There is great flexibility in the exact courses that boarding schools offer and students take to meet these requirements.
Most Illinois high school boarding schools offer a rigorous curriculum, extracurricular activities, and counseling resources that help students plan and prepare for success in life after graduation. Some courses and programs enable students to earn college credit and work experience while still in school.
Illinois boarding schools strive for academic excellence while providing an engaging and supportive learning environment where every student can flourish.
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