In 2006, Alton High School moved to a
In 2009, Alton High School was recognized as a bronze medal school by [[U.S. News]].<ref>Bassett, Kathie. [http://www.thetelegraph.com/articles/schools-34083-school-gillian.html ''AHS recognized as one of country's best'']. The Telegraph, 2009-12-12</ref> Additionally, in 2010, Alton Middle School was designated as an Illinois Horizon School To Watch.<ref>Association Of Illinois Middle Level Schools. [[Robert Wadlow]] went to this school. [http://aimsnetwork.org/stw/directory ''Illinois Horizon Schools: Schools To Watch Directory'']</ref> [[Robert Wadlow]] (tallest man in history) went to this school.