Jane Stenson is one of three elementary schools in Skokie School District 68. Approximately 300 students from…More kindergarten through 5th grade attend the school.
The school was named after Jane Stenson, principal of Skokie's first school, Sharp Corner Schools, in 1929. Stenson worked 40 years at Sharp Corner Schools and was recognized as a leader in education and the community. The school has been at its current location since 1953.
The school is also located next to Sequoya Park which is used by many of the children as their playground during recess.
Devonshire School 9040 Kostner Ave, Skokie, IL60076 Located in the middle of a quiet residential neighborhood, Devonshire School serves children from kindergarten through…More the fifth grade. Headed by Principal R. Needlman, the school is part of District 68 and is among the few schools in Illinois to have received a distinguished school rating of 8 out of 10 by the Great Schools Foundation.
McCracken Middle School 8000 E Prairie Rd, Skokie, IL60076 Originally called Oakview Junior High School, Oliver McCracken Middle School was renamed after Dr. McCracken, who served…More as the school's principal in 1961 and eventually left to become district superintendent. The school enrolls students in sixth through eighth grades. McCracken students go on to attend Niles North High School.
CCEA Chinese Language School 8141 Kedvale Ave, Skokie, IL60076 CCEA Chinese Language School is a part of the Chinese Cultural and Educational Association. This school is the…More oldest Chinese language school outside of Chinatown in the area. The school offers sixteen language classes as well as a number of cultural classes in dance, arts and crafts, and calligraphy, as well as many others.
Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School 7120 Laramie Ave, Skokie, IL60077 Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School describes itself as a Zionist, modern Orthodox school. With a heavy emphasis on…More the Torah, the school's goal is to produce and develop responsible, self-reliant, Torah-observant children. The school aims to foster a love and respect for Jewish culture and Hebrew language as well as self-esteem, confidence and a commitment to community involvement.
Madison Skokie School District 69 5100 Madison St, Skokie, IL60077 Madison Skokie School District 69 is the name given to the governing body that oversees a number of schools in Skokie…More and Morton Grove. The website provides an array of functions, such as the ability to make payments online and community resources information. Additionally, the district practices transparency with the help of technology, posting notes from meetings online as well as offering a frequently updated Twitter feed. The District includes TOPS Preschool, Edison Elementary School, Madison Elementary School and Lincoln Jr. High School.
Niles Township School Treasurer 5407 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL60077 The Niles Township School Treasurer was created by the Illinois state legislature to provide treasury services for the…More public school districts in Niles Township. Its two main goals are to provide the Public Schools in Niles Township with accurate and timely information and to provide the Residents and Taxpayers in Niles Township with Prudent Management of the Public Funds entrusted to it.
British Infant School 8201 Karlov Ave, Skokie, IL60076 The British Infant School features an amalgam of different learning and teaching styles. It is a religious…More Christian school first and foremost. t is also a school that utilizes the Montessori system. The BIS says that it encourages the growth of the individual in a structured environment while also encouraging socializing and personal pursuits.
Skokie School District 73 1/2 8300 Saint Louis Ave, Skokie, IL60076 Attached to Oliver McCracken Middle School, Skokie School District 73 1/2 is home to a variety of middle-school…More administrators. Parents are asked to call or visit the district's website, as visitors are seen by appointment only.
Niles Township High School District 219 serves more than 4,800 students from Lincolnwood, Skokie and parts of…More Morton Grove and Niles. This large school features expansive athletic facilities and an impressive suite of media equipment, allowing students to create web-based television and other broadcasts. Summer school is also offered.
The school has a bit of a storied history, having been featured in the movies "Sixteen Candles" and "Risky Business."
Built in 1959, Old Orchard Junior High was formerly known as Sharp Corner School, but was moved to its current…More location after the school outgrew itself.
The school has students divided up into two groups: Oracles and Olympians. In most cases, students that play in orchestra are Oracles and students that play in band are Olympians. While these two groups have separate teachers, they act as a whole when it comes to sports or school activities.
Old Orchard Junior High is also home to one of the districts largest middle schools, having anywhere between 600 t0 700 students per calendar year. The school is also has an early childhood daycare center.
Once a small schoolhouse with less than 100 children, East Prairie School has grown into a school with more than 400…More students. The school has been at its current location since 1956, and has seen several additions added as the school has grown over the years.
East Prairie enrolls students from kindergarten through the eighth grade and the kids are offered a wide variety of extracurricular activities such as band, chorus, athletics, computer club and year book club, to name a few.
The schools Web site also has a variety of features for parents to use such as a "homework blog," a forum and a calendar for events.
The Village Art School is a private art school started by the Abbrescia brothers in 1968. Joe Abbrescia, a fine…More art artist studied at The Art Institute of Chicago and completed his training at the American Academy of Art. He painted all over the world and is well know for his western oil paintings. Joe was a feature artist for Glacier National Park. Village Art School served as his Chicago gallery.
Dominic Abbrescia operates the school and does art restoration. The school currently has four accomplished instructors teaching group class to adults and children in the American Art methods. Framing services are also available.