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Illinois Sustainable Schools Compact

Sustainable Schools Compact

The Illinois Sustainable Schools Compact features best practices that K-12 schools can voluntarily pursue to help lead the way to a greener, cleaner future.

To participate, principals or superintendents should check off practices the school or district is now pursuing and aims to pursue, sign two copies of the compact, then send to:

Office of the Governor
Attn: Jon Zirkle
100 W. Randolph
Suite 15-200
Chicago, IL 60601-3220

Governor Quinn will sign both copies, then mail one copy back to the school.

Other Resources

Neighborhood Schools & School Siting - Illinois Grant Project

Video from Compact Launch - 1/31/2008

First Illinois Schools to Sign the Compact


Other Participating Schools

  • Abingdon Middle School (Knox)
  • Academy for Global Citizenship (Cook)
  • Alexander Graham Bell School (Cook)
  • Altamont CUSD 10 (Effingham)
  • Apple River Middle School (JoDaviess)
  • Arnold Mireles Academy (Cook)
  • Big Picture High School (Cook)
  • Bloom High School (Cook)
  • Bradford CUSD 1 (Stark)
  • Bradley-Bourbonnais Comm. HS (Kankakee)
  • Brehm Preparatory School (Jackson)
  • Bureau Valley Unit District 340 (Bureau)
  • The Children's School (Cook)
  • Christopher School (Cook)
  • Chute Middle School (Cook)
  • CUSD 300 (McHenry)
  • Cook County School District 130 (Cook)
  • Cumberland CUSD 77 (Cumberland)
  • Charles Dawes Elementary School (Cook)
  • Dewey Elementary School (Cook)
  • Dundee-Crown High School (Kane)
  • Elgin Academy (Kane)
  • Elgin High School (Kane)
  • Evanston/Skokie School District 65 (Cook)
  • Four Winds Waldorf School (DuPage)
  • Funschool at Home (Sangamon)
  • Gage Park High School (Cook)
  • Grissom Middle School (Cook)
  • Highland Park High School (Lake)
  • Kenwood Elementary School (Champaign)
  • King College Prep High School (Cook)
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lab School (Cook)
  • Harrison School District 36 (McHenry)
  • Haven Middle School (Cook)
  • Illinois School for the Deaf (Morgan)
  • Illinois School for the Visually Impaired (Morgan)
  • Kingsley Elementary School (Cook)
  • Lace School (DuPage)
  • Lake Bluff School District 65 (Lake)
  • Lane Technical High School (Cook)
  • Lincoln Elementary School (Cook)
  • Lincolnwood Elementary School (Cook)
  • Lions Park Elementary School (Cook)
  • Lockport Township HS District 205 (Will)
  • Manley Career Academy High School (Cook)
  • Maria High School (Cook)
  • McLean County Unit District No. 5 (McLean)
  • Metamora Township High School 122 (Woodford)
  • Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School (Cook)
  • New Trier Township HS District 203 (Cook)
  • Nichols Middle School (Cook)
  • North Side College Prep High School (Cook)
  • Oakton Elementary School (Cook)
  • Orrington Elementary School (Cook)
  • Palestine Comm. Unit School District 3 (Crawford)
  • Park School (Cook)
  • Pawnee Comm. Unit School District 11 (Sangamon)
  • Prairie View Middle School (Cook)
  • Ramsey Comm. Unit School District 204 (Lafayette)
  • Regional Institute for Scholastic Excellence (Cook)
  • Rice Children's Center (Cook)
  • Robert C. Hill Elementary School (Cook)
  • Roberto Clemente Community Academy (Cook)
  • Robeson Elementary School (Champaign)
  • Rock Island High School (Rock Island)
  • Dr. Bessie Rhodes Magnet School (Cook)
  • Rogers Park Montessori School (Cook)
  • St. John the Baptist Elementary School (Franklin)
  • St. Monica Academy (Cook)
  • St. Sylvester School (Cook)
  • School of Leadership (Cook)
  • Shiloh Comm. Unit School District 1 (Edgar)
  • Tarkington School of Excellence (Cook)
  • Teutopolis Jr. High School (Effingham)
  • Walker Elementary School (Cook)
  • Warren Elementary School (JoDaviess)
  • Warren Jr/Sr. High School (JoDaviess)
  • Warren Township High School (Lake)
  • Washington Elementary School (Cook)
  • Westview Elementary School (Champaign)
  • Willard School (Cook)
  • Zapata Academy (Cook)