Deer Path Elementary School
Deer Path Elementary School, part of the Cary School District, serves approximately 470 students in kindergarten through 4th grade. Students here study core classes of math, science, social sciences and language arts, but also recieve instruction in music, physical education and art. The school building, located on Crystal Lake Road next to the Cary Junior High, opened in 1998 and houses 24 classrooms, 4 kindergarten classrooms, computer rooms and other facilities.
This school also provides both gifted and special education classes. Deer Path has been granted "exempt" status by the Illinois State Assessment Program based on excellent performance for the last 2 years.
Students here start school at 8:45am and are dismissed at 2:30pm. Students who live more than 1.5 miles from the school are provided bus service. The school also provides a hot lunch program.
The school's mission is "to provide Deer Path School students with the knowledge and skills they will need in leading productive lives and to foster an enthusiasm for learning."
- Handicap Accessible: Handicapped parking, ramps and bathroom
- Founding Date: 1998
- Number of students: 470
- Public/Private: Public
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 20:1 for district
- Parking: Free lot
- Montessori: No
- Grade levels: K-4
- Special education: Yes
- Features: Cafeteria, Computer lab