Mokena Elementary School 11244 Willow Crest Ln, Mokena, IL60448 Located on a school site that dates back to the 1950s, Mokena Elementary has managed to stay up-to-date when it comes to…More classroom technology. The school boasts a couple of computer labs as well as Smart Board-equipped classrooms. The school, which is led by Principal Chris Clavenna, is close to the Mokena Community Public Library District, Mokena Intermediate School, and St. Mary Parish and School, and shares its building with Mokena School District 159 offices.
Willowview Park 11420 197th St, Mokena, IL60448 Willowview Park's proximity to Mokena Intermediate, Mokena Elementary and St. Mary Schools makes it ideal for school…More functions. Both kids and adults can take advantage of the park's two baseball fields, two soccer fields, its picnic pavilion and playground.
The Mokena Public School District 159 office houses the administrative and superintendent's offices. The offices…More share the same space as the Elementary School, whose proximity to the Public Library and the Intermediate School places the School District in the heart of Mokena's academic campus. The District is state-accredited and participates in the federal free- and reduced-lunch program. Says Superintendent Karen Perry: "Kids are our top priority. Kids are our future. We have to take care of that."
Mokena Intermediate School has been at its current location since 2001, from its original spot across town. Now…More going into its 10th year, Principal Michael Krugman has been at the helm since the school began. Each year, the school has a set theme for students to think about and design activities around, and the theme for the 2010-2011 school year will be "Changemakers." The school also offers a variety of extracurricular clubs and activities such as exercise club, the Launch newspaper team and student council.