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Points of Pride


Illinois School Report Card:
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2012 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools:
-14th in Illinois. 

2012 Washington Post Challenge Index:
-Measures open access to rigorous AP courses.
-Ranked 11th in Illinois (502 nationally)
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2013 Newsweek/The Daily Beast Best High Schools ranking:
-Measures graduation rate, college matriculation, AP tests per graduate, ACT score, AP scores, AP offerings.
-930th out of the 2,000 best selected Nationally out of 25,000.
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2012 Chicago Magazine Best Public Schools
-14th in Cook County.

-The Clarion Newspaper:
  -Clarion student newspaper was awarded a 2013 National Scholastic Press Association Online Pacemaker Award.
  -Clarion web site received a gold medalist designation as well as an All Columbian Honors for the visual elements of the site.
  -4 Gold Circle Awards for Student Journalism from The Columbia student press association. 

  -Hometown Video Media Awards: Five 1st Place National Recognition Awards.
  -3 First Place Crystal Pillar Awards from N.A.T.A.S.
-National Board Certification Training (5 teachers)
-School of Distinction - Illinois Alliance of Arts Education, 2011
-National School of Distinction from the Schools Fight Hunger program, 2011
-Dance Educator of the Year (Mindy Haines), 2011

Recent student recognition:

-533 AP Students
-83 AP Scholars
-14 National Scholars
-71 AP Scholars with Distinction
-31 AP Scholars with Honors
-70.4 % of Total AP Students with Scores 3+
-55.7 % AP Equity and Excellence rate (denotes percentage of graduating class having earned a 3+ on at least one AP exam)