Community Consolidated School District 181 has received the SchoolSearch 2012 Bright A+ Award. SchoolSearch honors 59 of 868 Illinois school districts annually with this award for academic excellence. The award-winning school districts are among the top 5% of Illinois school districts academically based on the overall average percentage of the 3rd - 8th grade meets or exceeds percentages for reading and math on the ISAT (Illinois Standards Achievement Test), as reported on the 2011 Illinois State Report Card. The range for overall average ISAT percentage is 54.10 (lowest) – 99.30 (highest). District 181 has an average of 98.0. The Illinois State average for this percentage is 81.11. Elementary/Unit school districts with a percentage of 95.3 or above on this criterion qualified for this award.