Percy Julian Middle School 420 S Ridgeland Ave, Oak Park, IL60302 Named after famous chemist and Oak Park resident Percy Lavon Julian, this Oak Park middle school serves local students…More in sixth through eighth grade. Julian is one of two middle schools in Oak Park. Students from Beye, Irving, Longfellow, & Mann elementary schools attend middle school here. School leaders say they're committed to offering their adolescent students an educational foundation that includes "knowledge, creativity, fitness, self-esteem and respect for others." The curriculum includes traditional subjects of study, including language arts, physical education, consumer science, visual arts, music, health and technology. There's also a wealth of extra curricular activities available for Julian students.
Named in honor of early American public education advocate Horace Mann, this Oak Park school educates more than 500…More local students and serves as a feeder school to Percy Julian Middle School.
The facility on Kenilworth Avenue is home to its own library and a technology center. In addition to the traditional curriculum, Mann students also receive art, music, physical education and Spanish language instruction.
The faculty utilizes the "Voice of Mann," a monthly newsletter that's contained in student's "Thursday Packet" to keep connected with parents.