Orion Community Unit School District 223

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The Orion Community Unit School District 223 is a school district in Illinois. The district serves pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade students[1] in the communities of Orion, Andover, Lynn Center, Osco, Sunny Hill, Warner, and portions of Coal Valley, Colona, and Green Rock. These communities are located in northwest Henry County and a small portion of southern Rock Island County.[2] The district's 3 schools are all located in the village of Orion. In 2008, the district enrolled 1,070 students[3] and employed 72 teachers.[4] The current superintendent is Dr. David M. Deets.[5] The former superintendent is Mr. Donald E. Achelpohl.


Elementary school[edit]

C. R. Hanna Elementary School

Middle school[edit]

Orion Middle School

High school[edit]

Orion High School


The Orion Community Unit School District 223 was selected as one of 61 school districts in Illinois to be named a "Bright A+" Award Recipient for 2006. The award was based on those school districts with the highest academic performance in the state of Illinois, and designates the district as among the top 5% of all Illinois.[6]


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