Black Hawk Receives Academic Improvement Award

Black Hawk was one of 114 Illinois schools and one of four Springfield schools that received a congratulatory letter and certificate from the Illinois State Board of Education for demonstrating academic improvement over the last 2 years!

Criteria for this honor is as follows:
*Show improvement of at least 7.5 points in state test scores in both reading and math between 2010 & 2011, or
*Show an improvement of at least 15 points in state test scores in both reading and math between 2009 & 2011; and
*Show an upward trend in state test results

Black Hawk Schedule

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
Student Attendance Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
2nd & 3rd Grades lunch shift: 12:00 - 12:45pm
4th & 5th Grades lunch shift : 12:15-1:00pm
Kindergarten and 1st Grades lunch shift: 12:30 - 1:15pm
Teacher Attendance Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

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