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Jane Stenson School Skokie School District 68
9201 Lockwood Ave, Skokie, IL 60077

Jane Stenson is one of three elementary schools in Skokie School District 68. Approximately 300 students fromMore 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, IL 60076
Located in the middle of a quiet residential neighborhood, Devonshire School serves children from kindergarten throughMore 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, IL 60076
Originally called Oakview Junior High School, Oliver McCracken Middle School was renamed after Dr. McCracken, who servedMore 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.
Niles Township High Schools District 219
7700 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60077

Niles Township High School District 219 serves more than 4,800 students from Lincolnwood, Skokie and parts ofMore 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."

East Prairie Public School
3907 Dobson St, Skokie, IL 60076

Once a small schoolhouse with less than 100 children, East Prairie School has grown into a school with more than 400More 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. 

Knowledge Systems Institute
3420 Main St, Skokie, IL 60076

Originally established in 1978 for research and professional education, Knowledge Systems Institute hasMore expanded beyond it's former scope, purpose and design. Responding to the needs of the business and engineering community, founder Dr. Shi-Kuo Chang developed KSI into a graduate school.  Today, the school  is dedicated to training professionals to solve complex problems in science, business and engineering.

KSI is a fully accredited, degree granting graduate school of computer and information sciences.

Arie Crown Hebrew Day School
4600 Main St, Skokie, IL 60076
For more than 60 years, Arie Crown Hebrew Day School has been providing quality general and Jewish studies education forMore Chicago area youth, instilling within them a strong sense of Jewish pride. Graduates often go on to attend quality Jewish high schools, universities and yeshivot around the world. Arie Crown provides education from early childhood to grade eight.
Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School
5201 Howard St, Skokie, IL 60077

Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School was founded in 1979 with only five students. It now offers separate programs forMore boys and girls between pre-kindergarten and 8th grade. All Jewish children are welcome and scholarships are available.


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