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 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.
Arbury Hills School 19651 Beechnut Dr, Mokena, IL60448 Arbury Hills is the only school in the Summit Hill School District that is located in Mokena. It lies in the eastern…More part of town, in a quiet residential area.
Formally organized into the Mokena Fire Protection District in 1917, fire brigades have existed in town in one form…More or another since 1883, when the village acquired its first hose. Led by Fire Chief Ted Golden, the Fire Protection District is one the few fire departments in Illinois accredited by the Center for Public Safety Excellence.
In addition to responding to assistance calls, the Fire Protection District also holds regular CPR and first aid classes, does fire safety presentations for schools and organizations, and participates in children's and community activities.
Lincoln-Way East, located in Frankfort, has been serving Mokena and Frankfort residents since 2000. With a large…More student population, East has a variety of resources, academic departments and extracurricular activities, such as writing and performing arts centers, pre-professional programs and more than 70 clubs. The athletics department boasts an array of sports teams, from baseball to badminton.
The school is one of four high schools in Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210, founded in 1954. The district has a history of high academic and athletic achievement. In 2009, it boasted two National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists and has outranked the state and the nation in SAT score averages for the past five years.