Go green in your school by participating in the Illinois Green Schools Project, a program of Illinois Green Alliance. The Illinois Green Schools Project brings together students, teachers, and staff to collaborate in a year-long project-based challenge to devise and implement creative no- to low-cost sustainable practices.
School registration for the 2022-23 cohort closed on September 13, 2022. Join our email list to be notified of upcoming registrations.
Learn more about schools' experience in the program:
Participating schools receive resources and support from a Green Schools Mentor to guide project implementation. Now in its third year, join the cohort of schools who are implementing a sustainability project with educational tools and mentor guidance.
2022–2023 Cohort of Schools
- Abraham Lincoln Elementary School — Glen Ellyn, IL
- Adlai E. Stevenson High School — Lincolnshire, IL
- Anna Jonesboro Community High School — Anna, IL
- Association House High School — Chicago, IL
- Benjamin Franklin Elementary — Glen Ellyn, IL
- Cairo School — Cairo, IL
- Carbondale Community High School — Carbondale, IL
- Carmel Catholic High School — Mundelein, IL
- Carruthers Elementary School — Murphysboro, IL
- Carterville High School — Carterville, IL
- DuQuoin High School — DuQuoin, IL
- Family Matters — Chicago, IL
- Grace Holistic Center for Education — Yorkville, IL
- Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School — Oak Park, IL
- Half Day School — Lincolnshire, IL
- Immaculate Conception St. Joseph — Chicago, IL
- Kelvyn Park High School — Chicago, IL
- Libertyville High School — Libertyville, IL
- Lincoln Middle School — Park Ridge, IL
- Marion High School — Marion, IL
- Marion Junior High School — Marion, IL
- Marist High School — Chicago, IL
- Milledgeville High School — Milledgeville, IL
- Murphysboro Middle School — Murphysboro, IL
- Pleasantdale Elementary — LaGrange, IL
- River Trails Middle School — Mount Prospect, IL
- Roosevelt Elementary School — Park Ridge, IL
- Salem Community High School — Salem, IL
- Shiloh High School — Hume, IL
- Skinner North Classical School — Chicago, IL
- Solorio Academy High School — Chicago, IL
- St. Genevieve Catholic School — Chicago, IL
- Stillman Valley High School/Junior High — Stillman Valley, IL
- Thomas Elementary School — Carbondale, IL
- Uplift Community High School — Chicago, IL
- Whitney M. Young High School — Chicago, IL
- Whittier Elementary School — Downers Grove, IL
- William H. Ray Elementary — Chicago, IL
- Wolcott College Prep — Chicago, IL
- York Community High School — Elmhurst, IL
Frequently Asked Questions
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Earn recognition for your sustainability work.
Earn recognition at the national level through the Green Ribbon Schools Program.
Past Project Highlights
2021-22 Green Schools Project Impact
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