• The Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International has awarded its Meritorious Budget Award to District 86 for excellence in the preparation and issuance of its budget for the fiscal year 2021. This is the fifth consecutive year that District 86 has received the Meritorious Budget Award.  

    District 86 earned its 27th consecutive ASBO Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

    In November 2019, Standard & Poor's reaffirmed its AAA long-term rating on the District's general obligation bonds. S&P also stated that the District’s financial management practices received a rating of “good,” and that the financial outlook is stable going forward.