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Canterbury Elementary School
875 Canterbury Dr, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
The eighth school to be added to District 47, Canterbury Elementary School opened its doors in the fall of 1971. TheMore 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.
St Thomas the Apostle School
265 King St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

St. Thomas the Apostle School opened its doors in September of 1927 after Libby Reynolds donated the land for theMore 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.

Immanuel Lutheran School
300 S Pathway Ct, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Immanuel Lutheran School, who opened its doors over 125 years ago, aims to give students a religion-based education.More The school now offers a new chapter in its history, through the opening of its new school off of Route 14 on Pathway Court. Serving students from preschool to eighth grade, the school combines education, religion, and extra-curricular activities to provide each student with the best opportunity to succeed while offering a private education and enjoyable experience. The school offers athletics, including boys and girls basketball, volleyball and track.


Indian Prairie Elementary School
651 Village Rd, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Located on a beautiful open campus, Indian Prairie Elementary School serves students from kindergarten to fifthMore 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.


Woods Creek Elementary School
1100 Alexandra Blvd, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Woods Creek Elementary School opened its doors in the fall of 1997 to approximately 625 students. Students from aMore number of neighboring schools moved to Woods Creek, including students from Indian Prairie, Canterbury, West and North.

Students at Woods Creek enjoy a beautiful, open campus that includes playgrounds and open fields. Extra-curricular activities include spelling bees and a number of reading programs.

Dr. Betsy Les, the school's first principal, retired in the summer of 2010. Amy Masucci took over as principal in the fall 2010.

Crystal Lake Central High School
45 W Franklin Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Crystal Lake High School opened in 1924. Prior to that, all students in Crystal Lake and Nunda attended UnionMore School, now the site of Husmann Elementary School. When Crystal Lake South opened in 1978, Crystal Lake High School became Crystal Lake Central.

Home to more than 1,500 students, CLC's teams compete in the Fox Division of the Fox Valley Conference. The Tigers have won state titles in boys' cross country (1995) and girls' volleyball (2007).

Prairie Ridge High School
6000 Dvorak Dr, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Prairie Ridge High School opened its doors in 1996. The school serves more than 1,700 students from many area towns,More including Crystal Lake, Bull Valley, Prairie Grove, Oakwood Hills, and Ridgefield.

The school sits on a large, open campus which holds a number of football fields, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, and other areas for outdoor activities. Prairie Ridge offers a number of activities for its students, including clubs, student council, band, chorus, and athletic teams. The school's mascot is the Wolves, who compete in the Fox Division of the Fox Valley Conference.

Glacier Ridge Elementary School
1120 Village Rd, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
The newest addition to District 47, Glacier Ridge Elementary School opened its doors on August 27, 2001. OfferingMore kindergarten through fifth grade, the school houses approximately 730 students to go along with its staff of 60. Making this school unique, Glacier Ridge also offers an early childhood center for children with special needs. The additional 125 children attend Wehde Early Childhood Center, located on the Glacier Ridge campus.
Cosmetology and Spa Institute
700 E Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
The Cosmetology and Spa Institute was founded by Ned Halimi.  Before opening CSI, Ned worked as a cosmetologyMore school manager, salon owner and professional hair stylist. Programs at the school include esthetician training and cosmetologist training from professional stylists, instructors and salon owners.
Prairie Hill Elementary School
233 E Oriole Trl, Cary, IL 60013

Prairie Hill Elementary School, part of the Cary School District, first opened its doors in 2002. The school, locatedMore in a residential area on East Oriole Trail, serves about 850 5th and 6th grade students. Core programs include math, social science, language arts and science. Art, music and phyiscal education classes are also a part of the curriculum. Both gifted and special education programs are offered at Prairie Hill.

Students here start school at 8:45 am and are dismissed at 2:30 pm. Students who live more than 1.5 miles from the school are provided bus service.

The school's mission is to foster "well-rounded students" and a "positive relationships among students, staff, families and communities."

Crystal Lake South High School
1200 S McHenry Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Opened in 1978, Crystal Lake South (CLS) High School serves almost 2,000 students, making it the largest school inMore District 155. CLS's students come from Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills and Lakewood.

The school was given the Outstanding Service Award  in 2006 by the National Honor Society for its Operation Heifer Project. The project raised $7,000 to purchase livestock for underprivileged villages throughout the world.

CLS's teams compete in the Valley Division of the Fox Valley Conference. The Gators won the IHSA state title for boys golf in 1980.