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.
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.
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." </p>
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Mokena Junior High School 19815 Kirkstone Way, Mokena, IL60448 Mokena Junior High School was built in 2001 to accommodate the population boom that took place in the Village at the…More turn of the century. It now holds about 830 students and 60 faculty and staff. With principal Mike Rolinitis at the helm, the school has become a fixture in the community, hosting concerts and sporting events after hours. It shares part of its grounds with the adjacent Grasmere Park.
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.</p>
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School of Rock 9613 194th St, Mokena, IL60448 Located in Mokena, School of Rock is a rock-n-roll music school that offers music education services for children ages…More seven to eighteen. Providing a unique performance-based curriculum for students of all levels in the quintessential rock instruments, including guitar, bass, keyboard, percussion and vocals, School of Rock staffs professional musicians for one-on-one instruction and "band practice;" a three hour a week band rehearsal which prepares graduates of Rock 101 for one of four shows a year, covering classic rock acts from Led Zeppelin to Nirvana.
St. Mary Catholic School 11409 195th St, Mokena, IL60448 St. Mary Catholic School provides an educational and spiritual environment for children from grades K through 8 in the…More Mokena area. Lunch menus are available on the website, as is a faculty directory and the various teachers' classroom pages. The Alumni Association at St. Mary Catholic School sponsors a number of activities for all grade levels, and maintains a connection between past graduates and the current student body. St. Mary Catholic School's Parent Teacher Council operates a number of committees, including those for Market Day, Grandparents Day, Dough Raisers, Box Tops Project and the 8th Grade Banquet.
St. Mary Church and School 19515 115th Ave, Mokena, IL60448 With a congregation dating back to the Civil War, St. Mary is one of Mokena's oldest and largest churches. This Catholic…More church is currently at its third location, which was built 24 years ago. St. Mary and its congregation are active in the community, and participate in numerous service-oriented events.
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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
Opening in the fall of 2008, Lincoln-Way North High School draws students from Frankfort, Mokena and parts of…More Tinley Park. Principal Michael Gardner graduated the school's first senior class in May 2010. </p>
<p>Along with the school's core classes, Lincoln-Way North offers advance placement classes and programs in consumer science, agriculture and Air Force Junior R.O.T.C. The school also runs a writing center designed to help students improve their communication skills for class and college entry essays. </p>
<p>In athletics, the Phoenix compete in the Southwest Suburban Conference, and the school's sports rosters includes a diverse offering that includes staples such as football and basketball as well as badminton, water polo, lacrosse and golf. The school's Fine Arts Center also hosts professional community productions, including concerts by the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra.</p>
Home to one of Mokena's oldest and largest congregations, Immanuel Lutheran Church dates back to 1850, when it was…More established in Frankfort by German immigrants. Today, the Church provides countless opportunities for service to its congregants, from choir and youth ministries to helping rebuild homes in New Orleans. Immanuel Lutheran has both traditional and contemporary services, and in the summer it holds outdoor services on Sundays.</p>
<p>The Church also runs a preschool which has been in operation for 30 years.</p>
Marley Church is located on 187th Street in Mokena. The Baptist church holds services Sundays at 10 a.m. During…More services, child care is available for infants and toddlers, and "Junior Church" is offered for those in kindergarten to 3rd grade. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9 a.m.</p>
<p>The on-site pre-school offers two-day and three-day sessions for children ages 3 and 4. Not only do children learn academic skills, they are also given guidance to advance their spiritual side at Marley pre-school.</p>