St. Thomas the Apostle School opened its doors in September of 1927 after Libby Reynolds donated the land for the…More school and church. In 1958 more land was added and a second school opened next to the original building. In the 1990s, the two schools were combined after the City of Crystal Lake donated part of King St. At this time a new gymnasium, a science lab and a music room were added.
The Catholic school offers full-time pre-school through 8th grade, and now hosts approximately 400 students. The school also offers a number of extra-curricular activities, including school plays, student council, music classes and athletic teams, which compete as part of the Northwest Suburban Catholic Conference.
Cary School District 26 2115 Crystal Lake Rd, Cary, IL60013 District 26 is composed of five public schools: four elementary schools (Prairie Hill, Briargate, Deer Path and Three…More Oaks) and one junior high school (Cary Junior High School). Teachers in all schools are certified, experienced and dedicated to all the students. From kindergarten through 8th grade, the average class ranges from 20-27 students. Additionally, 75.2% of teachers have a masters degree or above.
Canterbury Elementary School 875 Canterbury Dr, Crystal Lake, IL60014 The eighth school to be added to District 47, Canterbury Elementary School opened its doors in the fall of 1971. The…More school was opened with the idea of focusing on team teaching. The school tries to teach to the individual student rather than the student body as a whole. To do this, the school uses programs such as Dual Language, Extended Curriculum, Special Education, and Speech. Extra-curriculars such as band, reading programs and art shows are offered.
Faith Lutheran High School 174 S McHenry Ave, Crystal Lake, IL60014 Faith Lutheran High School, founded in 2003, is a private, Lutheran school. Its curriculum includes AP and college-level…More courses. Faith Lutheran High School also offers extra-curricular activities, including sports, drama, student publications and music.
Prairie Grove School District 46 3223 Il Route 176, Crystal Lake, IL60014 Prairie Grove School District 46 is composed of two schools housing approximately 1,000 students. Prairie Grove…More Elementary serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. This school employs more than 60 staff members and offers a number of activities such as Spanish, Young Rembrandts and Mad Science. Prairie Grove Junior High School serves students from sixth to eighth grades. The school offers a number of extracurricular activities such as drama, newspaper and choir. The Panthers compete in a variety of sports including basketball, volleyball, track & field, soccer and cheerleading. Victor Wight is the principal of the elementary school and Chad May is the principal of the junior high.
Three Oaks Elementary School, part of the Cary School District, serves about 415 students in kindergarten through…More fourth grade. Students here study core subjects of math, social studies, science and language arts, but also have music, physical education and art classes. Internet access is available to students and staff.
The school is located on Three Oaks Road, next to the Cary Public Library and close to Cary Grove High School and Cary Grove Park. It is within walking distance to many major Cary subdivisions, and walking paths provide easy access from many of these neighborhoods to the school.
Three Oaks School has been given "exempt" status based on its performance on the Illinois State Assessment Program for the past five 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's mission is to "provide Three Oaks students with the knowledge and skills they will need in leading productive lives and to foster an enthusiasm for learning."
South Elementary School serves about 400 students from kindergarten to fifth grade. Built in 1952 on 11 acres of…More land, the school sits adjacent to Dole Mansion.
The school holds three SEDOM hearing-impaired classrooms for instruction for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. South School offers a number of extra-curricular activities, including band, an art club, a bike rodeo and spelling and geography bees. Mary Katzler currently serves as principal.
Located on a beautiful open campus, Indian Prairie Elementary School serves students from kindergarten to fifth…More grade.
The entrance of the school reminds visitors of early school houses with Indian Prairie's antique school bell. Indian Prairieoffers a number of extracurriculars including band, spelling bees, reading programs and art shows.
Saints Peter & Paul Catholic School is an elementary school serving children in kindergarten…More through the 8th grade in Cary, Illinois. It is accredited by the state of Illinois and is a member of the Diocese of Rockford. Founded in 1929, SS. Peter & Paul School is designed to contribute to the total development of the child: spiritually, academically, socially and physically. More than half of the teachers at the school have a masters degree and at least 19 years of experience.