Thornton School District 154, also referred to as Cook County School District 154,is an elementary school district based in the village of Thornton, Cook County, Illinois, and is a suburb of Chicago located south of the city proper. The district is composed of a single school, which covers grades one through eight in addition to kindergarten and prekindergarten programs. The institution is called Wolcott School. Thornton School District's superintendent is Dr. Carol Kunst.
Thornton is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,338 at the 2010 census. Thornton is home to the Thornton Quarry, one of the largest quarries in the world.
Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the second-most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2017, the population was 5,211,263. Its county seat is Chicago, the largest city in Illinois and the third-most populous city in the United States. More than 40% of all residents of Illinois live in Cook County.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan area, encompasses over 65% of the state's population. The Port of Chicago connects the state to international ports via two main routes: from the Great Lakes, via the Saint Lawrence Seaway, to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River, via the Illinois Waterway to the Illinois River. The Mississippi River, the Ohio River, and the Wabash River form parts of the boundaries of Illinois. For decades, Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has been ranked as one of the world's busiest airports. Illinois has long had a reputation as a bellwether both in social and cultural terms and, through the 1980s, in politics.
Thornton Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 169,326.
The Near West Side, one of the 77 community areas of Chicago, is on the West Side, west of the Chicago River and adjacent to the Loop. The history of the Near West Side of Chicago includes the founding of Hull House, a prominent settlement house. The Great Chicago Fire started on the Near West Side. The area is home to the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago-Kent College of Law, Stuart School of Business, the United Center and the Illinois Medical District.
Addison Township is one of nine townships in DuPage County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 88,612 and it contained 31,820 housing units.
Bremen Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 110,118. It was organized in 1850 and is located southwest of Chicago in southern Cook County. An administrative office for Bremen Township is located at 16361 South Kedzie Parkway, Markham, Illinois.
Rich Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 76,727.
Palos Heights School District 128 is a PK-8 Cook County, Illinois school district located in the southern village of Palos Heights; the district serves Palos Heights Proper and the majority of its neighboring unincorporated areas. All in all, the district is composed of four schools: Indian Hill Preschool, of which educates the prekindergarteners of the district, serves roughly 7% of the district students; Cathy Leslie serves as the director of the prekindergarten program at the facility.Chippewa Elementary School, the most populous of the schools as of May 2008, educates District 128 students in grades one through three, and also runs a kindergarten program; it is under the direction of Mary Ann Redshaw. Those in grades four through five attend Navajo Heights Elementary School, which bridges the gap between the elementary schools and the grades 6-8 Independence Junior High School; the principal of Navajo Heights Elementary School is Sharon Herman, while the principal of Independence Junior High School is Dr. Paul McDermott. The district superintendent is Dr. Kathleen Casey, and the mascot of Independence Junior High School is the patriot.
Rondout School District 72 is a K-8 one school district located in Rondout, Illinois, an unincorporated community in Libertyville Township, Lake County, Illinois. The district serves students from the surrounding communities of Green Oaks, Lake Bluff, Mettawa, and unincorporated Lake Forest. Approximately 161 students are currently enrolled in the district. The district's one school, aptly known as Rondout Elementary School and the district as a whole are headed by Dr. Jenny Wojcik, the superintendent. The district is located in a low-density residential area/business and industrial complex, explaining the somewhat small student body. The district is serviced by the Cook Memorial Public Library District. Rondout was recognized in the year 2010 as an Illinois State school of Character for its work in promoting social emotional learning and character development.
The Southwest Suburban Conference is an athletic and competitive activity conference consisting of public secondary schools located in the south and southwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.
LaGrange Highlands School District 106 is an elementary school district based in La Grange Highlands, an outlying suburb of Chicago located in Cook County, Illinois, near the border with DuPage County. District 106 is composed of two schools: one elementary school and one middle school, each named for the district. The district elementary school, Highlands Elementary School, serves students ranging from prekindergarten to grade five under direction of principal Brian Graber. District students in grades six through eight move to Highlands Middle School, which is headed by principal Mike Papierski. Patricia Viniard is the superintendent of the district.
Steger School District 194 is a school district based in the village of Steger, Illinois, a Chicago suburb located in the extreme southern reaches of Cook County, and the northern portion of Will County. The district is composed of one middle school and three elementary schools; all schools are located in Steger with the exception of one. District students in grades that range between kindergarten and fourth grade attend one of the three elementary schools. Two elementary schools, named Eastview Elementary School and Parkview Elementary School, are located in the village of Steger; they are directed by, respectively, principals Janet Inglese and Stephanie Winborn. A third elementary school, Saukview Elementary School, is located in the nearby village South Chicago Heights and is headed by principal Jeff Nelson. All three elementary schools feed their graduates into Columbia Central School, where the students will remain between grades six and eight under jurisdiction of principal Mike Smith. The district superintendent is Jeff Stawick.
Worth School District 127 is an elementary school district based in Worth, a southern Chicago suburb located in Cook County, Illinois. District 127 is composed of two elementary schools, one junior high school, and a preschool institution; all schools are located within the village of Worth. Students may begin their careers in the district as preschoolers at Worthridge School. They may alternatively enter the district as kindergarteners in either Worth Elementary School or Worthwoods Elementary School, which serve kindergarteners and students between grades one and five under, respectively, principals Joe Zampillo and Tim Hathhorn. Graduates of the two elementary schools move on to attend Worth Junior High School, which is headed by its principal, Dr. Peter Yuska. The district superintendent is Dr. Rita Wojtylewski.
Winthrop Harbor School District 1 is an elementary school district based in Winthrop Harbor, a village in Lake County, the northernmost settlement in the state of Illinois. It is composed of two schools. Students between grades Kindergarten and fourth grade are educated at Westfield School, under direction of principal Summer Poepping. District students then enter North Prairie Junior High School, which serves grades fifth through eight. The principal of North Prairie is Carrie Nottingham. Winthrop Harbor School District's superintendent is Mrs. Pat Goodwin.
Skokie/Morton Grove School District 69 is an elementary school district based in the northern Cook County village for which the district is named: Skokie, Illinois, United States. The district is composed of two elementary schools and one junior high school; one of the two elementary schools is home to a preschool program, while the other elementary school is the only school in the district not located in the village of Skokie. Students that are submitted to the TOPS Preschool Program are admitted to one of two teachers in Madison Elementary School, an institution that also teaches students in kindergarten or in grades one and two under direction of principal Christopher Basten.
Burbank School District 111 is an elementary school district located in Burbank, Illinois, a southwest Chicago suburb just south of Chicago Midway International Airport in Stickney Township, Cook County. The district, which was established in 1923 – nearly a half century before the city incorporated in 1970 – includes seven elementary schools and one junior high school, all of which are located within the city of Burbank; all of the elementary schools enroll students from kindergarten through sixth grade. The district superintendent is Carol Kunst. The elementary schools are:
South Holland School District 150 is an elementary school district in South Holland, a village located in Cook County just south of the city of Chicago. It is composed of three schools: two elementary schools and one junior high school; all three schools are located within South Holland, although the junior high school and one of the elementary school are located in the same facility. Students begin their education as prekindergarteners or kindergarteners in Greenwood Elementary School, where under supervision of principal William Kolloway, students will remain until graduating from grade three. Students then progress to McKinley Elementary School under principal jerome Pharrel where students in grades four and five are educated. The last wing of education that the district provides takes place in McKinley Junior High School, which is in the same structure as McKinley Elementary School; it is also headed by Jerome Pharrel, and serves grades six through eight. Dr. Jerry Jordan is the superintendent of the district. edited by a McKinley student
Sunnybrook School District 171 is a school in the village of Lansing, Cook County, Illinois. It is a suburb of Chicago, and is located due south of the city proper. Sunnybrook School District 171 is composed of two schools: one elementary school and one middle school. Students that are enrolled in this district begin their education in Nathan Hale Elementary School, where under direction of principal Cynthia Castaneda, students that are in prekindergarten, kindergarten, or in grades one through four are educated. Students between grades five and eight attend Heritage Middle School, which is headed by principal Mr. Gardener and whose mascot is the eagle. District 171's superintendent is Dr. Hughes B. George.
Thornton Township High School District 205 is a consolidated high school district based in Harvey, Cook County, Illinois that serves much of Cook County's Thornton Township. The district is located due south of the city of Chicago; the township's northern border matches up with the southern border of the city proper. District 205 is composed of three high schools, all located in different villages throughout Thornton Township. Thornton Township High School is located in the western reaches of Thornton Township in the village of Harvey, and is led by principal Tony Ratliff. Another high school in the district is Thornridge High School in Dolton, a village located at the northern border of the township. The principal of Thornridge High School is Ebonie Williams. the third district school is Thornwood High School, which is located in the township seat of South Holland; Thornwood's principal is Dennis Willis. The district superintendent is Leotis Swopes.
Western Springs School District 101 is an elementary school district located in the affluent central Cook County village of Western Springs, Illinois, which is a Chicago suburb. The district is composed of four schools: three are elementary schools and one is a junior high school, and all four are located in the village of Western Springs. Students may begin their education as prekindergarteners in John Laidlaw Elementary School or Forest Hills Elementary School, where they will remain until grade five; the principals of the schools are, respectively, Sarah L. Coffey and D. A. Farrell. Alternatively, students may enter prekindergarten at McClure Junior High School before starting kindergarten in principal Brad Promisel's Field Park Elementary School, which accommodates its students until grade five, as with the other elementary schools. All elementary schools feed back into McClure Junior High School, where they are educated between grades six and eight under direction of principal F. Daniel Chick. The district's superintendent is Brian Barnhart.
North Rose-Wolcott Central School District is a school district in North Rose and Wolcott, New York, United States. The superintendent is Mr. Stephan Vigliotti, Sr.
The Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 is a grade school district based in Park Ridge, Illinois. It has schools in Park Ridge and Niles, all in Cook County, Illinois.
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