Innovation in Barrington 220

  • Business Incubator

    Believed to be the first of its kind in the nation, the Business Incubator course was started at Barrington High School in the 2013-14 school year. The innovative class teaches entrepreneurship to high school sophomores through seniors and has gained attention from school districts and media outlets nationwide. Learn more here.

  • One-to-World

    Barrington 220 launched its One to World program during the 2014-15 school year. The initiative provides laptops to all Barrington High School students and iPad devices to elementary and middle school students. The integration of technology allows students to have real-world learning experiences while stimulating creativity, communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. Learn more here.

    Apple picks Barrington High School for research project (Daily Herald)
  • Concept Classrooms

    Three new "concept classrooms" were unveiled at Barrington High School in the spring 2015 semester. The modern spaces allow for better student collaboration and more effective teaching strategies. Thank you to the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation for funding the project. 

  • Fresh INC

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    All Barrington 220 5th grade students participate in the Fresh INC program. The program, which is similar to the Business Incubator course at BHS, teaches entrepreneurism and start-up business management. Students learn the basics of starting a business and pitch their idea "Shark Tank" style to find an investor to fund their idea.