Woodstock School District 200

Points of Pride

  • Woodstock High School earned Silver Medal status in 2012, 2015 and 2016 Best High School rankings from U.S. News & World Report 
  • Both Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School named repeatedly to the Washington Post list of America's Most Challenging High Schools
  • Comprehensive PreK-12 educational program which features a focus on basic skills and social development at the elementary level, a core and exploratory curriculum at the middle school level, two comprehensive four-year high schools, and a therapeutic day school
  • Standards-based curriculum with a special emphasis on reading, writing and mathematics competencies
  • Model early childhood program
  • 2007 Magna Award for innovation and excellence in school governance, American School Board Journal
  • Continually cited for excellence in financial management:

    • Meritorious Budget Awards, Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) – 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
    • Certificates of Excellence in Financial Reporting, Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) – 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Highly competent and caring teachers (rated the school district’s #1 strength on three separate community surveys)
  • Students consistently perform above average on state and national standardized achievement tests
  • Comprehensive Dual Language program in grades K-12
  • Only school system in the State of Illinois to receive districtwide recognition (all schools) by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation
  • The districtwide ratio of students per computer is 3:1
  • Top level commitment to maintaining small class sizes at all grade levels
  • IHSA Music Sweepstakes Awards – 2nd Place, 2007, 2008: 3rd Place, 2009; 4th Place, 2002, 2004, 2006; 5th Place, 2005
  • Over $7.8 million in funding secured through competitive and noncompetitive grants
  • Active educational foundation that has provided over $378,000 in funding for innovative classroom programs
  • Fourteen consecutive “What Parents Want Awards” from the SchoolMatch Corporation
  • Outstanding athletic, fine arts and co-curricular programs
  • Extensive parent and community involvement programs
  • Exemplary school business partnership program