The Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools is proud to announce the 2019 New and Re-Designated Illinois Horizon Schools to Watch (IHSTW)! These middle schools demonstrate a commitment to excellence in middle-level education through academic, developmental and social structures and programming.

  • Century Junior High, Orland Park   Initial Designation
  • Cooper Middle School, Buffalo Grove   Initial Designation

  • Hadley Junior High, Glen Ellyn   Initial Designation

  • Westmont Junior High, Westmont   Initial Designation

  • Monticello Middle School, Monticello  Re-designation 2

  • Arthur Libby Middle School, Chicago  Re-designation 3

  • Evergreen Academy Middle School, Chicago  Re-designation 3

  • Little Village Academy, Chicago  Re-designation 3

  • Rotolo Middle School, Batavia Re-designation 4

  • Thayer Hill Middle School, Naperville Re-designation 4

Learn how your school can become an Illinois Horizon School to Watch