Thornton School District 154

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Thornton School District 154, also referred to as Cook County School District 154, [1] 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. [2] The institution is called Wolcott School. Thornton School District's superintendent is Dr. Carol Kunst. [3]

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References

  1. "Main Page". Wolcott School. Thornton/Cook County School District 154. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-24.
  2. "Schools in Thornton School District 154". Illinois Schools. Greatschools.net. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-24.
  3. "Superintendent's Memos". Wolcott School. Thornton/Cook County School District 154. 2009. Archived from the original on 2008-11-23. Retrieved 2009-06-24.