Award Year: 2019

Bannockburn School

2165 Telegraph Rd.
Bannockburn, IL, 60015-1531

(847) 945-5900

Ms. Debbie Barnes, Principal at time of Nomination

Mr. Adam W Mihelbergel, Current Principal

Title I School

Bannockburn School District 106

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The mission of Bannockburn School is to meet the cognitive, social, and emotional needs of a student living in a global society.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 9%
  • White: 70%
  • Asian: 14%
  • Two or more races: 7%
The amazing staff of Bannockburn School!

The amazing staff of Bannockburn School!

At Bannockburn School we provide opportunities in the arts, sciences, technology, and math to enhance our customary programs. Our curriculum ensures the highest standards for every student, and our student achievement is exceptional on both state and national measures. We incorporate 21st century learning skills into all curricular areas, with a strong emphasis on our commitment to community building and innovation.

Despite our small size, our course offerings and diverse learning opportunities are consistent with our neighboring districts. Students are able to fulfill their potential, explore who they are and want to become because of our belief in growing the whole child. Through an array of elective options and extracurriculars, our students are encouraged to explore and expand upon their passions. To ensure that each child is offered equal access to our many extended learning opportunities, our School Board fully funds all activities for all students.

Bannockburn School is a truly extraordinary place. Our school community is known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere and our incredible staff bring our building to life. Many alumni return to purchase homes in our community to provide their children with the same incredible school experience that they had. Our teachers are a compassionate and dedicated group, who place our students' best interests at the forefront of all that they do. The emphasis that we place on empowering our students provides them with opportunities for individual choice and collaborative goal setting which allow them to grow academically, socially, and emotionally.