Accelerated Placement Program                         

District 97 provides an Accelerated Placement Program that advances its goal of providing educational programs with opportunities for each student to develop to his or her maximum potential. Participation is open to all students who demonstrate high ability and who may benefit from accelerated placement. To the extent possible, all children eligible for accelerated placement shall have an opportunity to participate in an educational setting with curriculum options usually reserved for students who are older or in higher grades than the child. This includes, but is not limited to:

Our processes are in alignment with the Illinois Accelerated Placement Act (Public Act 100-0421), and outlined in Board Policy 6:135: Accelerated Placement Program (adopted July 17, 2018).

To learn more about academic acceleration in District 97, please click the definitions and links below.