Reformation Christian School 14911 E 127th St, Lemont, IL60439 Reformation Christian School (RCS) is a private school that offers comprehensive educational programming for children…More from kindergarten through grade eight. The school's classically-based curriculum stresses an array of subjects including math and science, the arts, logic and Latin, with a focus on Christian values and biblical studies.
The Montessori School of Lemont provides parents with an alternative teaching method for their children's pre-school…More and elementary education. The school follows the teaching methods of Dr. Maria Montessori, who believed in a child-centered, mixed-age classroom where children learn through self-directed activity. Classrooms are designed to foster learning in the following subject areas: art, music, science, geography, mathematics, language, practical life (develops concentration, coordination and independence) and sensorial (children are trained to use their senses to explore the environment).
The Montessori School of Lemont offers two programs: primary and elementary. The primary program (pre-school and kindergarten) is for children ages 3 to 6. The elementary program is divided into Lower Elementary (1st to 4th grade) for children ages 6 to 9, and Upper Elementary (4th to 6th grade) for children ages 9 to 12. The school is also open to middle school children ages 12 to 14.
Located right across the street from the church's main facility, SS. Cyril & Methodius School provides education…More for kindergarten, elementary and middle school students. In addition to a core curriculum of mathematics, English, social studies, science, art, music and physical education, students receive education in Catholic priniciples and attend daily mass. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, band and theater.
The school's mission is to provide "an excellent Catholic education in a compassionate environment that strives to develop each student spiritually, adaemically, physically and emotionally."
St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick School is a combined elementary school serving members of both Catholic churches. The…More school, which used to operate from both parish campuses, moved to the former Bromberek School facility on Davey Road in 2003.
Students at St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick follow a core curriculum of Religion, English, Social Studies, Math, Science, Literature/Reading, Spelling/Vocabulary, Technology, Physical Education, Fine Arts and Spanish. Christian social principles are integrated into lessons throughout the day.
Open since 2003, River Valley is the newest elementary school in the Lemont-Bromberek School District. The building…More houses approximately 565 students grades 3-5, and is adjoined to Oakwood School.
The school currently has four third-grade classes, five fourth-grade classes, six fifth-grade classes and one third/fourth split. As of 2009, 84.3 percent of students met or exceeded state standards, according to the state report card.
Led by Principal Debra Lynch, River Valley strives to "achieve a child-centered environment that promotes academic progress, personal and social growth, as well as development of life skills, self-esteem, and lifelong love of learning."
When Lemont Township High School was founded in 1906, it had just one class consisting of five students. The school…More eventually expanded to 100 students in 1925 when its current building first opened. Today, Lemont High School serves nearly 1,500 students, and offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities, sports and clubs.
LHS follows the Block 8 system, where students are enrolled in eight courses that meet every other day. Subjects covered in nearly 200 classes offered during the school year include math, science, social studies, English, music, art, foreign language, and career and technical education.
According to the 2009 Illinois School Report Card, 73.6 percent of students met or exceeded state standards, ranking LHS among the top high schools in the state. The average ACT score for the graduating class was 22.7--the highest in school history.
Dr. Thomas Trengove has served as the principal at Lemont High School since 1993. Dr. Sandra Doebert has been the superintendent since 2002.
Current District 210 School Board members are: Beverly Marzec (President), Pam Driscoll (Vice President), Mark McMahon (Secretary), Mike Kardas, Rita O'Brien, George Rimbo and Mike Shackel. The board meets monthly at LHS. Dates can be found on the school's website.